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Phillip Valentine Tobias

Phillip Valentine Tobias, South-African physical anthropologist (Durban 14 October 1925 – Johannesburg 07 June 2012)



Authored over 600 papers and 33 books


With J.R. Napier & L.S.B. Leakey described Homo habilis (1965)


Described Paranthropus boisei (1967)



HONORS

Medicine & Physiology Nobel Prize nominee for three times

Balzan Prize for Physical Anthropology (1987)

Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists (1997)