- Name: Donald Johanson
- Born: 06/28/1943 (77 years old)
- Known for: Discovery of a new hominid, Australopithecus afarensis ("Lucy")
Donald Carl Johanson (born June 28, 1943) is an American paleoanthropologist. He is known for discovering – with Yves Coppens and Maurice Taieb – the fossil of a female hominin australopithecine known as “Lucy” in the Afar Triangle region of Hadar, Ethiopia.
Birth Name: Donald Carl Johanson
School: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, University of Chicago
Alias: Donald Carl Johanson
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Donald Johanson quotes :
Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you're going to be a success, whether you're in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology.Donald Johanson