Edward T. Hall

1914 - 2009

Edward T. Hall

Edward Twitchell Hall, Jr. (May 16, 1914 – July 20, 2009) was an American anthropologist and cross-cultural researcher. He is remembered for developing the concept of proxemics and exploring cultural and social cohesion, and describing how people behave and react in different types of culturally defined personal space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward T. Hall has received more than 321,621 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 17th most popular anthropologist.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among anthropologists, Edward T. Hall ranks 17 out of 64Before her are Paul Broca, Eugène Dubois, Knud Rasmussen, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, E. E. Evans-Pritchard, and A. L. Kroeber. After her are Mary Douglas, Victor Turner, Marvin Harris, Mary Leakey, Marc Augé, and Leslie White.

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Among people born in 1914, Edward T. Hall ranks 51Before her are Jackie Coogan, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Mario Bava, William Vickrey, Lazar Koliševski, and Renato Dulbecco. After her are Martin Gardner, Carlo Maria Giulini, Norman Borlaug, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, George Dantzig, and Francisco da Costa Gomes. Among people deceased in 2009, Edward T. Hall ranks 50Before her are Patrick McGoohan, Edwin G. Krebs, Yves Rocher, Albert Barillé, Mario Benedetti, and Natasha Richardson. After her are Juan Almeida Bosque, Marek Edelman, Norman Borlaug, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Arne Næss, and Takashi Takabayashi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward T. Hall ranks 1,419 out of 12,171Before her are Gillian Anderson (1968), Robert Curl (1933), Robin Wright (1966), Anjelica Huston (1951), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), and William Fichtner (1956). After her are Nelson Goodman (1906), Douglas McGregor (1906), Martin Gardner (1914), Carson McCullers (1917), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), and Dionne Warwick (1940).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United States

Among anthropologists born in United States, Edward T. Hall ranks 6Before her are Margaret Mead (1901), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Ruth Benedict (1887), Clifford Geertz (1926), and A. L. Kroeber (1876). After her are Marvin Harris (1927), Leslie White (1900), Marshall Sahlins (1930), Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), Ralph Linton (1893), and Ann Dunham (1942).

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