Grete Mostny

1914 - 1991

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Grete Mostny (17 September 1914 – 15 December 1991) was a Jewish Austrian who became a leading Chilean anthropologist. She was born in Austria but had to leave because of the rise of the Nazis. She went to Belgium to complete her studies before leaving for Chile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grete Mostny has received more than 10,335 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Grete Mostny is the 86th most popular anthropologist (down from 77th in 2019), the 1,035th most popular biography from Austria (down from 917th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Anthropologist.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Grete Mostny has had the most page views in the with 3,252 views, followed by English (1,819), and German (846). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Albanian (85.16%), Belarusian (77.85%), and Armenian (60.69%)


Among anthropologists, Grete Mostny ranks 86 out of 93Before her are Carleton S. Coon, Françoise Héritier, Marilyn Strathern, Adolf Bernhard Meyer, Hugh Falconer, and W. H. R. Rivers. After her are Napoleon Chagnon, Eugenie Scott, Edwin H. Colbert, Chris Stringer, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, and John Tooby.

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Among people born in 1914, Grete Mostny ranks 374Before her are Hideko Maehata, Severino Rigoni, David Carstens, Franz Bistricky, Renzo Nostini, and Akhtar Hameed Khan. After her are John James, Max Stiepl, Fred Clark, Ward Kimball, Hans Theilig, and Edward Andrews. Among people deceased in 1991, Grete Mostny ranks 251Before her are Doc Pomus, Ágnes Nemes Nagy, Aline MacMahon, Veniamin Alexandrov, Gordon Pirie, and Happy Chandler. After her are Alden Sanborn, Redd Foxx, Ambrus Nagy, Eleanor Audley, Pavel Morozenko, and Paulo Muwanga.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Grete Mostny ranks 1,035 out of 1,424Before her are Franz Viehböck (1960), DJ Ötzi (1971), Willy Puchner (1952), Oscar Baumann (1864), Mady Christians (1892), and Michael Spindelegger (1959). After her are Peter Stöger (1966), Johanna Dohnal (1939), Peter Kern (1949), Klaus Lindenberger (1957), Alex Manninger (1977), and Samuel Mosberg (1896).


Among anthropologists born in Austria, Grete Mostny ranks 3Before her are Robert Lowie (1883), and Eric Wolf (1923).