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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
  • Joining The Dots

    Joining The Dots

    I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato’s own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.Read More »

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Waldeck, Jean-Frédérick

waldeck-107-years-of-age-150x150Jean-Frédérick Waldeck (1766-1875) was a French explorer and artist. He spent time in Central America recording Mayan temples and glyphs in a style that suggested possible links with various ancient European and Asian civilisations. It is also claimed that he linked the Maya with both Egypt and Atlantis.

Waldeck also provided the illustrations for Brasseur de Bourbourg’s 1866 book[1506] on the Mayan monuments, particularly Palenque.

Waldeck was always secretive regarding aspects of his life and by his own estimate was 109 when he died, the image here claims to have been taken when he was 107 years old!