Archibald Sayce

1845 - 1933

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The Rev. Archibald Henry Sayce (25 September 1845 – 4 February 1933), was a pioneer British Assyriologist and linguist, who held a chair as Professor of Assyriology at the University of Oxford from 1891 to 1919. He was able to write in at least twenty ancient and modern languages, and was known for his emphasis on the importance of archaeological and monumental evidence in linguistic research. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archibald Sayce has received more than 54,438 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Archibald Sayce is the 12,707th most popular politician (down from 12,035th in 2019), the 3,502nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 444th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Archibald Sayce ranks 12,707 out of 15,710Before him are Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, Jyrki Katainen, Günther Beckstein, Bahlul Lodi, Chang Wanquan, and Liu Yunshan. After him are Lawrence Lambe, Ramón Puerta, John Julius Norwich, George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, Erich Mende, and Amy Klobuchar.

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Among people born in 1845, Archibald Sayce ranks 77Before him are Quanah Parker, Tina Blau, Richard Seddon, Johan Henrik Deuntzer, Antonin Mercié, and John Sparrow David Thompson. After him are Wollert Konow, Lobengula, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, Nikolaos Deligiannis, Herbert Giles, and Juan Bautista Egusquiza. Among people deceased in 1933, Archibald Sayce ranks 100Before him are Kote Marjanishvili, Otto Stapf, Alexander von Krobatin, Oskari Friman, Kamini Roy, and Ernst Hartert. After him are Alfréd Haar, Baltasar Brum, Earl Derr Biggers, John Arthur Jarvis, Karl Jatho, and Elizabeth Thompson.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Archibald Sayce ranks 3,502 out of 6,924Before him are Alan Brown (1919), John Rimmer (1878), James Mellaart (1925), Sam Allardyce (1954), Ian Wright (1963), and Roger Ascham (1515). After him are Tanith Lee (1947), L. S. Lowry (1887), John Julius Norwich (1929), Clive Standen (1981), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), and Mick Hucknall (1960).

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