1.1 Louis (Seymour Bazett) ( 1903–72), born in Kenya of British parents. He pioneered the investigation of human origins in East Africa. In excavations at Olduvai Gorge, he and his wife discovered the remains of early hominids, including Australopithecus (or Zinjanthropus) boisei, and their implements in 1959.
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