Sir Leonard Woolley
(1880-1960)

Died aged c. 80

Sir Charles Leonard Woolley (17 April 1880 – 20 February 1960) was a British archaeologist best known for his excavations at Ur in Mesopotamia. He is considered to have been one of the first "modern" archaeologists, and was knighted in 1935 for his contributions to the discipline of archaeology.

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Sir Leonard Woolley Archaeologist and excavator of Ur Born in a house on this site 1880.

13 Southwold Road, Hackney, London, United Kingdom where they was born (1880)