Jane Goodall

(1934-  )

 

1934 Born in London, England

 

1950 School Certificate (London) with Matriculation Exemption

 

1952 Higher Certificate (London)

 

1957 Traveled to Kenya

 

1960 Studied the behavior of free-living chimpanzees in the Gombe National Park, Tanzania

Observed tool use in chimpanzees

 

1962 Entered Cambridge University, England and began work on a Ph.D. in ethnology

 

1964 Married Baron Hugo von Lawick (Photographer/filmmaker)

 

1965 National Geographic Documentary

Ph.D. degree awarded (London)

 

1967 Gave birth to a son Hugo Eric Louis

 

1970 Published Innocent Killers

 

1971 Published In the Shadow of Man

 

1974 Divorced Baron Hugo von Lawick

 

1975 Married Derek Bryceson (Director of Tanzania’s national parks)

 

1977 Founded the Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation

 

1995 Awarded The National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal for Distinction in Exploration

 

1999-present Published Reason for Hope:  A Spiritual Journey

Travels the world educating others about chimpanzees

 

Source:  Davis, Brooke.  Home Page.  23 March 2003. <http://fates.cns.muskingum.edu/~psych/psycweb/history/goodall.htm>.