Carl Blegen

1887 - 1971

Carl Blegen

Carl William Blegen (January 27, 1887 – August 24, 1971) was an American archaeologist who worked on the site of Pylos in Greece and Troy in modern-day Turkey. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Blegen has received more than 45,146 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular archaeologist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 45k

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  • 45.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among archaeologists, Carl Blegen ranks 69 out of 86Before him are Kathleen Kenyon, Joseph Orbeli, Dorothy Garrod, Franz Weidenreich, Charles Dawson, and Sylvanus Morley. After him are Israel Finkelstein, Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, Arthur Surridge Hunt, Henri Frankfort, Robert T. Bakker, and James Mellaart.

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Among people born in 1887, Carl Blegen ranks 164Before him are Yuri Shaporin, Albert Gutterson, Adriaan Fokker, Sylvia Beach, Igor Severyanin, and Al Ernest Garcia. After him are Edith Sitwell, Jacob L. Devers, Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Nils Middelboe, Barnes Wallis, and Walter Johnson. Among people deceased in 1971, Carl Blegen ranks 124Before him are Broncho Billy Anderson, Shunryū Suzuki, Wynton Kelly, Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Rockwell Kent, and Kathleen Lonsdale. After him are Ramón Villeda Morales, Michael Rennie, Romeu Pellicciari, Jo Cals, Heinz Hopf, and Emerich Vogl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl Blegen ranks 5,382 out of 12,171Before him are Evan Peters (1987), Mary Martin (1913), Herschell Gordon Lewis (1926), Stephanie Seymour (1968), Sid Caesar (1922), and Jonah Hill (1983). After him are Emily Donelson (1807), Arthur Crudup (1905), Charlie Byrd (1925), Jon Lovitz (1957), Joe Manganiello (1976), and Lola Albright (null).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United States

Among archaeologists born in United States, Carl Blegen ranks 9Before him are James Henry Breasted (1865), Robert Ballard (1942), Othniel Charles Marsh (1831), Edward Robinson (1794), Donald Johanson (1943), and Sylvanus Morley (1883). After him are Robert T. Bakker (1945), Lewis Binford (1932), and Nancy Dupree (1927).

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