Mortimer Wheeler
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Born in Glasgow, Glasgow
Born on 10th of September 1890
Died on 22nd of July 1976

Born 1890. Died 1976 - English archaeologist.

Director of National Museum of Wales and keeper of London Museum. Carried out excavations at St Albans and Maiden Castle. Director general of archaeology in India. Made television appearances regarding archaeology. Knighted in 1952.

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