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ARCHAEOLOGIST

George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon

1866 - 1923

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George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English peer and aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon has received more than 1,422,420 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon is the 9th most popular archaeologist (up from 12th in 2019), the 648th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 801st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Archaeologist.

George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon is most famous for being the financial backer of the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb.

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Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS

Among archaeologists, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon ranks 9 out of 104Before him are Theodor Mommsen, Howard Carter, Arthur Evans, Edward Drinker Cope, Zahi Hawass, and Marija Gimbutas. After him are V. Gordon Childe, Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Oscar Montelius, and Aurel Stein.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1866, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon ranks 22Before him are Jacinto Benavente, Anne Sullivan, Charles Nicolle, Ramsay MacDonald, Emilio De Bono, and Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria. After him are Antoine Meillet, Lev Shestov, Butch Cassidy, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, and Léon Bakst. Among people deceased in 1923, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon ranks 18Before him are Dietrich Eckart, Damdin Sükhbaatar, Joaquín Sorolla, Pierre Loti, Julius Martov, and James Dewar. After him are Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Princess Louise of Prussia, Katherine Mansfield, Milena Vukotić, Aleksandar Stamboliyski, and Edward Emerson Barnard.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon ranks 648 out of 7,765Before him are Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (1868), John Surtees (1934), Andrew Wiles (1953), Louis Wain (1860), Henry Bessemer (1813), and Henry Every (1659). After him are Julian Barnes (1946), Hugh Laurie (1959), Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), Brook Taylor (1685), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), and Christopher Tolkien (1924).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon ranks 3Before him are Howard Carter (1874) and Arthur Evans (1851). After him are Flinders Petrie (1853), Leonard Woolley (1880), John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Max Mallowan (1904), George Smith (1840), Alan Gardiner (1879), Colin Renfrew (1937), Robert Broom (1866), and Kathleen Kenyon (1906).