Occupation

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 69 people classified as anthropologists born between 1755 and 1973. Of these 69, 11 (15.94%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living anthropologists include Jane Goodall, Marshall Sahlins, and Marc Augé. The most famous deceased anthropologists include Bronisław Malinowski, James George Frazer, and Edward Burnett Tylor. As of October 2020, 5 new anthropologists have been added to Pantheon including Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring, Gilberto Freyre, and Napoleon Chagnon.

Living Anthropologists

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Deceased Anthropologists

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Newly Added Anthropologists (2020)

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Most anthropologists were born in United States (21), United Kingdom (12), and Germany (6). 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 (22), United Kingdom (8), and France (7). By city, these were New York City (5), Paris (5), 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.