Semir Osmanagich, Ph.D. is a Bosnian-born Houston (USA) resident author, researcher and businessman. He discovered an ancient pyramid complex in Visoko, Bosnia-Herzegovina consisting, to date, of eleven artificial structures: the Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun, the Bosnian Pyramid of the Moon, the Bosnian Pyramid of Love, the Bosnian Pyramid of the Dragon, the Temple of Mother Earth, Vratnica Tumulus, Dolovi Tumulus, Ginje Tumulus, KTK Tunnels, Underground Labyrinth “Ravne” and “Ravne 2” tunnels. (Photo gallery)
He has established a non-profit and non-government “Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun” Foundation to pursue the excavation and geo-archaeological work. (http://piramidasunca.ba)
Semir Osmanagich was born on June 1st, 1960 in Zenica.
His father Prof. Dr. Muris Osmanagic obtained his first PhD in mining exploration in the former Yugoslavia, held the highest scientific award “Nagrada AVNOJ-a”, was a member of the Yugoslav Parliament, a minister in Government, and the author of a number of books and scientific articles. His grandfather Munib Osmanagic moved from Visegrad to Sarajevo between two World Wars and became a director of “Merhamet Bank” in Sarajevo and a member of Parliament of Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Semir Osmanagich completed elementary school in Sarajevo, graduated high school (“Druga gimnazija”) in Sarajevo as a top student in his class in the City of Sarajevo (“student of generation”) and completed college diplomas, Masters and PhD at the University of Sarajevo.
His business career started in the mid-1980s at UNIS (United Metal Industry of Sarajevo), at a huge 55.000-employees corporation where he was working as a research fellow in UNIS-Institute on strategic planning. In 1989 he started his own export-import and construction business in Sarajevo (Bosnia) and Split (Croatia) as the owner of the “Meteorit, Inc.” and “Meteorit 2, Inc.”.
After he moved in Houston, Texas he was working for the manufacturing company “Houston Protectors, Inc.” as a general manager. He started his own business “Met Company, Inc.” (est. 1995.), a manufacturing company with the customers in Oil&Gas, Construction and other industries. Dr. Sam is presently President of the Met Company, Inc. which employs over 120 employees and is also the owner of “Met Holding Group, LLC”. He was a long-time member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit “Alliance for Multicultural Activities” in Houston.
Dr. Sam is a member of the Archaeological Society of Alexandria (est. 1895) and became the first “honorary citizen” of the town of Visoko in 2006.
The Sarajevo daily newspaper, San, awarded Osmanagich the title of “Man of the Year 2007 in Bosnia-Herzegovina” for his research project, Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids, and for his promotion of Bosnia-Herzegovina in the world.
Osmanagich has been admitted as a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in Moscow, one of the most respected scientific institutions in the world with over twenty Nobel-prize winners. He is also a member of the Croatian Academy of Science and Art for Diaspora based in Bazel (Switzerland) since 2015.
Osmanagich holds his doctorate in Sociology of History. His PhD thesis was about the Mayan civilization and has been accepted at the University of Sarajevo.
– Ph.D. in Sociology of History: The Mayan Civilization, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia (Abstract)
– Master of Sciences in International Economics, University of Sarajevo
– B.S. in Political Sciences, University of Sarajevo
– B.S. in Economics, University of Sarajevo
– 2 years training in Sociology, University of Sarajevo
Osmanagich has authored fourteen books about ancient civilizations (The Mayan World, Peruvian, Mexican, Pacific, African and ancient European civilizations) and pyramids around the Word that have been published in the United States, Turkey, Slovenia, Serbia, Estonia, Croatia, Turkey, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Serbia, Spain, Kuwait, Italy and Bosnia-Herzegovina. (Books)
2006 – CNN, the most watched cable news program, announced as a “Breaking News” Osmanagic’s discovery in April 2006
2007 – ABC, the most popular US TV network, aired 30-minute “Special about the Bosnian Pyramids” <<LINK>>
2008 – BBC, the biggest European TV, aired news about the Bosnian Pyramids during the most popular show, duration 4,5 minutes
2009 – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL – the most popular program about popular science aired 15-minute documentary about the Bosnian Pyramids and interview with Osmanagich
2010 – NTV, Moscow, most popular Russian TV; Italia Uno, most watched Italian TV, Nova TV, Croatian television; TVT, state television from Turkey; Channel 5 from Macedonia; they all filmed an interviews with dr. Osmanagich in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids
2012 – History Channel, “The Secrets of Pyramids” <<LINK>>
2013 – “Espana 5”, Spain
2014 – Discovery Science Channel, 30-minute episode “Bosnian Pyramids as Energy Machines”, <<LINK>>
2015 – Hungarian “TV Duna”; “The Strait Times”, Singapore; “SITEL TV”, Macedonia
2016 – “TV3”, Slovenia; “TV My Planet”, Russia; “TRT”, TV from Turkey