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 329,320 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). E. E. Evans-Pritchard is the 14th most popular anthropologist (up from 16th in 2019), the 957th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 922nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular 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 14 out of 69Before him are Franz Boas, Paul Broca, Clifford Geertz, Gregory Bateson, Eugène Dubois, and Alfred Radcliffe-Brown. After him are Knud Rasmussen, A. L. Kroeber, Edward T. Hall, Mary Douglas, Victor Turner, and Mary Leakey.

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Among people born in 1902, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 52Before him are Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lúcio Costa, Max Ophüls, David O. Selznick, George Ostrogorsky, and Carlo Levi. After him are Anatole Litvak, Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg, Carlo Gambino, Oskar Morgenstern, Mohammad Hatta, and Takeichi Nishi. Among people deceased in 1973, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 55Before him are Taha Hussein, Emmy Göring, W. H. Auden, Otto Klemperer, Robert Siodmak, and Alan Watts. After him are Leo Strauss, Katina Paxinou, Shirali Muslimov, Karl Löwith, Mikhail Kalatozov, and Veronica Lake.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 957 out of 7,765Before him are Michael Palin (1943), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Ron Dennis (1947), Michael Smith (1932), William Bligh (1754), and Adam Ferguson (1723). After him are Keith Emerson (1944), Duncan Edwards (1936), Reginald Pole (1500), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans (1869), and Eugen d'Albert (1864).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among anthropologists born in United Kingdom, E. E. Evans-Pritchard ranks 6Before him are Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), James George Frazer (1854), 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).