Gregorio Chil Y Naranjo
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Field of Expertise  :
Climatology,Pathology, Anthropology
Educational background  :
Doctorate of Medicine
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • In 1861, he begins Historical Studies, Climatologic and Pathological of the Canary Islands, which would appear in numerous volumes over a fifteen year period: first in 1876, then in 1880, and the third and last one in 1891.
  • The Bishop of the Canary Islands banned Chile Y Naranjo's work because it restricted evolucionistas (or evolutionist) ideas on the origin of the man, which Chil Y Naranjo was defending.
  • He created The Museum Canario in 1880.
  • He read everything he could find that had been written about the different languages on the islands.
  • Chil Y Naranjo was very much a part of the new scientific thought that came about in the second half of the nineteenth century.
  • Paul Broca was one of the major prehistorians whose work Chil Y source:Gregorio Chil Y Naranjo

Bibliography  :
Estudios Historicos, Climatologicos Y Patalogicos De Las Islas Canarias--: Primera Parte. Historia--, Volume 3 (Spanish Edition), Estudios históricos, climatológicos y patológicos de las Islas Canarias (Spanish Edition) .