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With 104 biographies, Archaeologists are the 61st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Presenters, Referees, and Photographers.

Pantheon has 123 people classified as archaeologists born between 1391 and 1965. Of these 123, 11 (8.94%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living archaeologists include Zahi Hawass, Robert Ballard, and Colin Renfrew. The most famous deceased archaeologists include Jean-François Champollion, Heinrich Schliemann, and Theodor Mommsen. As of April 2022, 19 new archaeologists have been added to Pantheon including Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae, Ernesto Schiaparelli, and John Evans.

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Most archaeologists were born in United Kingdom (30), Germany (16), and United States (16). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (4), London (4), and Berlin (3).The most common death places of archaeologists were United Kingdom (28), United States (16), and France (12). By city, these were London (7), Paris (4), and Berlin (4).

The earliest biographies classified as archaeologists in Pantheon are Johan David Åkerblad, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, and Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli.  The concentration of archaeologists was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier archaeologists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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