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date: 23 October 2019

Buck, Sir Peter Henry [called Te Rangi Hiroa]locked

  • M. P. K. Sorrenson


Buck, Sir Peter Henry [called Te Rangi Hiroa] (1877?–1951), anthropologist and physician, was born in Urenui, Taranaki province, New Zealand. There is uncertainty over his birth date since it was not registered. Buck believed that he was born in 1880, but October 1877, the date recorded in his primary school register, is probably more accurate. His father, ...

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