E. E. Evans-Pritchard

1902 - 1973

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Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, Kt FBA FRAI (21 September 1902 – 11 September 1973) was an English anthropologist who was instrumental in the development of social anthropology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of E. E. Evans-Pritchard has received more than 287,887 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). E. E. Evans-Pritchard is the 16th most popular anthropologist (down from 15th in 2019), the 923rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 813th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Anthropologist.

Evans-Pritchard is most famous for his work in social anthropology. He studied and wrote about the Nuer people of Sudan, the Zande people of Sudan, and the Azande people of Congo. He also studied the Ewe people of Ghana.

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Among anthropologists, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 16 out of 69Before him are Paul Broca, Gregory Bateson, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, A. L. Kroeber, Eugène Dubois, and Edward T. Hall. After him are Knud Rasmussen, Mary Douglas, Victor Turner, Raymond Dart, Marvin Harris, and Leslie White.

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Among people born in 1902, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 48Before him are Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, Prince George, Duke of Kent, Günther Anders, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, and Menachem Mendel Schneerson. After him are Ansel Adams, David O. Selznick, Carlo Gambino, Ryuzo Shimizu, Mohammad Hatta, and Oskar Morgenstern. Among people deceased in 1973, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 55Before him are Elsa Schiaparelli, Katina Paxinou, Otto Klemperer, Alan Watts, François Cevert, and Robert Siodmak. After him are Emmy Göring, Leo Strauss, Edward G. Robinson, Edward Steichen, Karl Löwith, and Asger Jorn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 923 out of 6,924Before him are George Biddell Airy (1801), Betty Williams (1943), George Fox (1624), John Mayall (1933), John Pople (1925), and W. T. Stead (1849). After him are Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France (1424), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), Stephen Boyd (1931), James Stirling (1926), and Roger Daltrey (1944).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among anthropologists born in United Kingdom, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 6Before him are James George Frazer (1854), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Jane Goodall (1934), Gregory Bateson (1904), and Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881). After him are Victor Turner (1920), Mary Leakey (1913), Edmund Leach (1910), Ashley Montagu (1905), Hugh Falconer (1808), and Alice Roberts (1973).