Maria Reiche

Archaeologist, Academic

1903 – 1998

26

Who was Maria Reiche?

Maria Reiche was a German mathematician, archaeologist, and technical translator who carried out research into the Nazca Lines in Peru, beginning in 1940, and had success in gaining recognition and preservation of the property. She helped educate people about the resource and gain government recognition and preservation. In 1995 the Nazca Lines were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
May 15, 1903
Dresden
Also known as
  • 瑪麗亞·賴歇
  • Райхе, Мария
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Dresden University of Technology
Died
Jun 8, 1998
Peru

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Maria Reiche." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 28 Jun 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/maria_reiche>.

Discuss this Maria Reiche biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net