Florentino Ameghino

1853 - 1911

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Florentino Ameghino (born Giovanni Battista Fiorino Giuseppe Ameghino; September 19, 1853 – August 6, 1911) was an Argentine naturalist, paleontologist, anthropologist and zoologist, whose fossil discoveries on the Argentine Pampas, especially on Patagonia, rank with those made in the western United States during the late 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florentino Ameghino has received more than 63,895 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 27 in 2019). Florentino Ameghino is the 72nd most popular archaeologist (down from 68th in 2019), the 3,121st most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,879th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Archaeologist.

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Over the past year Florentino Ameghino has had the most page views in the with 87,262 views, followed by English (8,077), and Italian (1,554). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (71.12%), Latin (63.05%), and Occitan (53.67%)


Among archaeologists, Florentino Ameghino ranks 72 out of 151Before him are Giuseppe Tucci, José Bonaparte, Pierre Montet, Peter Wilhelm Lund, François Bordes, and Joseph Orbeli. After him are Sven Nilsson, William F. Albright, Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger, Sylvanus Morley, Israel Finkelstein, and Halet Çambel.

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Among people born in 1853, Florentino Ameghino ranks 67Before him are Hans von Koessler, Howard Pyle, John Wesley Hardin, Hermann Wissmann, Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, and Jules Lemaître. After him are Jaroslav Vrchlický, Agvan Dorzhiev, Heinrich Lammasch, Lillie Langtry, Vladimir Gilyarovsky, and José Santos Zelaya. Among people deceased in 1911, Florentino Ameghino ranks 60Before him are Felix Mottl, Howard Pyle, Nikolay Beketov, Reinhold Begas, Carl Fredrik Hill, and Edwin Austin Abbey. After him are Carrie Nation, Gustaf Fröding, Ivan Grohar, Alphonse Legros, Carolina Coronado, and Kanno Sugako.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Florentino Ameghino ranks 3,121 out of 5,161Before him are Leonardo Murialdo (1828), Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1855), Giuseppe Signori (1968), Lucrezia Marinella (1571), Antonio Bertoloni (1775), and Augusto Righi (1850). After him are Carlo Ubbiali (1929), David Rizzio (1533), Remmius Palaemon (100), Debora Caprioglio (1968), Giulia Lama (1681), and Giulio Alenio (1582).


Among archaeologists born in Italy, Florentino Ameghino ranks 5Before him are Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391), Giuseppe Fiorelli (1823), Paul-Émile Botta (1802), and Giuseppe Tucci (1894). After him are Massimo Pallottino (1909).