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ANTHROPOLOGISTS

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With 69 biographies, Anthropologists are the 71st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Artists, Dancers, and Baseball Players.

Pantheon has 78 people classified as anthropologists born between 1755 and 1973. Of these 78, 11 (14.10%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living anthropologists include Jane Goodall, Marc Augé, and Birutė Galdikas. The most famous deceased anthropologists include Bronisław Malinowski, Edward Burnett Tylor, and James George Frazer. As of April 2022, 9 new anthropologists have been added to Pantheon including Georges Vacher de Lapouge, Maurice Godelier, and Bengt Danielsson.

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Newly Added Anthropologists (2022)

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Most anthropologists were born in United States (23), United Kingdom (12), and France (10). By city, the most common birth places were London (3), Glasgow (2), and Philadelphia (2).The most common death places of anthropologists were United States (25), France (10), and United Kingdom (8). By city, these were Paris (6), New York City (4), and London (4).

The earliest biographies classified as anthropologists in Pantheon are John Lloyd Stephens, Johann Carl Fuhlrott, and Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring.  The concentration of anthropologists was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier anthropologists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Anthropologists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Anthropologists since 1700.

Anthropologists are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Biologists, Mathematicians, Physicists, Astronomers, and Chemists.