Grahame Clark

1907 - 1995

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Sir John Grahame Douglas Clark (28 July 1907 – 12 September 1995), who often published as J. G. D. Clark, was a British archaeologist who specialised in the study of Mesolithic Europe and palaeoeconomics. He spent most of his career working at the University of Cambridge, where he was appointed Disney Professor of Archaeology from 1952 to 1974 and Master of Peterhouse from 1973 to 1980. Born in Kent to an upper-middle-class family, Clark developed an early interest in archaeology through his collection of prehistoric flint tools. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grahame Clark has received more than 61,030 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Grahame Clark is the 101st most popular archaeologist, the 4,686th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 25th most popular British Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Grahame Clark ranks 101 out of 104Before him are Bernard Pyne Grenfell, John M. Allegro, Mortimer Wheeler, Grafton Elliot Smith, Colin Groves, and Nancy Dupree. After him are Davidson Black, J. P. Mallory, and Leonardo López Luján.

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Among people born in 1907, Grahame Clark ranks 302Before him are Seth Neddermeyer, George Baird, Mehboob Khan, Roy Welensky, Christopher Fry, and Paul Douglas. After him are Ethel Lackie, Phil Edwards, Ruby Myers, Arlene Francis, Ross Alexander, and Tex Gibbons. Among people deceased in 1995, Grahame Clark ranks 249Before him are Trevor Blokdyk, Alan Bush, Frank Perry, Godfrey Brown, David Marshall, and Margaret Chase Smith. After him are John C. Stennis, Albert Hackett, Paul Eddington, Les Aspin, Johnny Carey, and Vivian Blaine.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Grahame Clark ranks 4,686 out of 6,924Before him are Neil Marshall (1970), Eric Linklater (1899), Elyes Gabel (1983), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Kathy Kirby (1938), and John George Children (1777). After him are Emilia Fox (1974), Alex James (1901), Peter Broadbent (1933), Bruce Halford (1931), Craig David (1981), and Passenger (1984).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Grahame Clark ranks 25Before him are Arthur Surridge Hunt (1871), Ian Hodder (1948), Bernard Pyne Grenfell (1869), John M. Allegro (1923), Mortimer Wheeler (1890), and Colin Groves (1942). After him are J. P. Mallory (1945).