Definition of Schliemann, Heinrich in English:

Schliemann, Heinrich

proper noun

  • (1822–90), German archaeologist. In 1871, he began excavating the mound of Hissarlik in Turkey, where he discovered the remains of nine superimposed cities, one of which he mistakenly identified as Homer's Troy. By 1876, he had undertaken excavations at Mycenae.

Pronunciation

Schliemann, Heinrich

/ˈSHlēˌmän/