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Colin Groves

1942 - 2017

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Colin Peter Groves (24 June 1942 – 30 November 2017) was a British-Australian biologist and anthropologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Groves has received more than 119,573 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Colin Groves is the 118th most popular archaeologist (down from 99th in 2019), the 4,199th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 4,332nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Archaeologist.

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  • 43.94

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  • 21

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  • 4.98

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  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among archaeologists, Colin Groves ranks 118 out of 104Before him are Karel Absolon, Muhibbe Darga, John M. Allegro, Meave Leakey, Grafton Elliot Smith, and Boris Piotrovsky. After him are Ian Hodder, Mortimer Wheeler, Stith Thompson, Klaus Schmidt, Paolo Orsi, and Phillip V. Tobias.

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Among people born in 1942, Colin Groves ranks 509Before him are Catharina Lodders, Robert Christgau, Diana Yorgova, Horst Wolter, Meave Leakey, and Asha Parekh. After him are Eddie Kramer, Juan Carlos Oleniak, John Clauser, Teddy Pilette, Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez, and Michael Crawford. Among people deceased in 2017, Colin Groves ranks 416Before him are Habib Thiam, Katy Bødtger, Wu Wenjun, Vladimir Voevodsky, Vera Glagoleva, and István Szondy. After him are Selena Rocky Malone, Peter Hall, Horacio Guarany, Roberto Cabañas, Heinz Schneiter, and John Kundla.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Colin Groves ranks 4,199 out of 7,765Before him are Elisabeth Sladen (1946), Barney Greenway (1969), Jack Huston (1982), Ian McDonald (1960), George Goulding (1884), and Mick Abrahams (1943). After him are Danny Blanchflower (1926), Walter Smith (1948), Godfrey Rampling (1909), Howard Jones (1955), Dolly Pentreath (1692), and Francis Lee (1944).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Colin Groves ranks 25Before him are James Prinsep (1799), James Mellaart (1925), John O. Westwood (1805), James Quibell (1867), John M. Allegro (1923), and Meave Leakey (1942). After him are Ian Hodder (1948), Mortimer Wheeler (1890), Bernard Pyne Grenfell (1869), Arthur Surridge Hunt (1871), Grahame Clark (1907), and Augustus Pitt Rivers (1827).