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Who was the first person to live on Earth?

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According to the Christian Bible, Adam was the first person, man or woman, to live on earth. However, scientific findings suggest that Adam was not the first human on Earth.

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Who was the first person to live on Earth?
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It is nearly impossible to know who the first human on Earth was. However, researchers from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom have published research claiming that there was the existence of human life on Earth 9,000 years before Adam. The same research team, including Dr. Eran Elhaik, claims that Adam and Eve did not live precisely at the same time. These findings suggest that the book of Genesis is not completely accurate, and that Adam and Eve did not procreate.

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