ARCHAEOLOGIST

Henri Breuil

1877 - 1961

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Henri Édouard Prosper Breuil (28 February 1877 – 14 August 1961), often referred to as Abbé Breuil, was a French Catholic priest, archaeologist, anthropologist, ethnologist and geologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Breuil has received more than 73,479 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Henri Breuil is the 35th most popular archaeologist (down from 32nd in 2019), the 2,335th most popular biography from France (down from 2,126th in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Archaeologist.

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Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS

Among archaeologists, Henri Breuil ranks 35 out of 104Before him are André Leroi-Gourhan, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, Bogdan Filov, Max Mallowan, John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, and James Henry Breasted. After him are Alan Gardiner, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, Ami Boué, Gustaf Kossinna, and Charles Dawson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1877, Henri Breuil ranks 57Before him are Ananda Coomaraswamy, Wilhelm Adam, Edmond Locard, Chaim Rumkowski, Oscar Milosz, and Pavel Bermondt-Avalov. After him are Erik Scavenius, Vladimir Minorsky, Petar Kočić, Hélène Dutrieu, Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, and Béla Kiss. Among people deceased in 1961, Henri Breuil ranks 50Before him are Lucian Blaga, Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Garrett, Princess Dagmar of Denmark, and Valentin Bondarenko. After him are Paul Ramadier, Fyodor Kuznetsov, Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Milan Stojadinović, Hélène Dutrieu, and Bulbul.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Breuil ranks 2,335 out of 5,234Before him are Brigitte Fossey (1946), Albert Kahn (1860), Pierre Nora (1931), Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737), Matthias of Arras (1290), and Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon (1510). After him are Philippe de La Hire (1640), Jehanne D'Alcy (1865), Hans von Salmuth (1888), Antoine-Louis Barye (1795), René Laloux (1929), and Jean-Baptiste Charcot (1867).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In France

Among archaeologists born in France, Henri Breuil ranks 6Before him are Jean-François Champollion (1790), Austen Henry Layard (1817), Alcide d'Orbigny (1802), Paul Pelliot (1878), and André Leroi-Gourhan (1911). After him are Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes (1788), Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet (1821), André Parrot (1901), François Bordes (1919), Victor Loret (1859), and Paul Rivet (1876).