In subsequent years, Heyerdahl was involved with many other expeditions and archaeological projects. He remained best known for his boat-building, and for his emphasis on cultural diffusionism. He died, aged 87, from a brain tumor. After receiving the diagnosis he prepared for dying by refusing to eat or take medication. The Norwegian government granted Heyerdahl the honor of a state funeral in the Oslo Cathedral on April 26, 2002. His cremated remains lie in the garden of his family's home in Colla Micheri.
Read more about this topic: Thor Heyerdahl
Other articles related to "subsequent years, years":
... Subsequent years saw Monyul coming under increasing Tibetan political and cultural influence, which was apparent during the years when Tsangyang Gyatso, an ethnic Monpa, became the Dalai Lama ... and became a source of contention in the subsequent years to come owing to ambiguities to the specific location of the McMahon Line ... In subsequent years, China continued to claim the pre-McMahon border as the border between Tibet and India, while British India gradually established effective control over Monyul south ...
... Despite winning the title two years previous the team were relegated to Second Division in 1982 ...
... Immaculata made it all the way to the title game in 1976, but again faced Delta State and again Delta State prevailed, this time 69–64 ... In 1977 Immaculata played in the consolation game for third place and lost to Tennessee 91–71 ...
Famous quotes containing the words years and/or subsequent:
“Passing through here in 1795, Bishop Asbury commented, The country improves in cultivation, wickedness, mills, and stills. Five years later, he held a meeting in the neighborhood and remarked that he thought most of the congregation had come to look at his wig.”
—Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor,
And the subsequent proceedings interested him no more.”
—Francis Bret Harte (18361902)