Henry Fairfield Osborn

1857 - 1935

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Henry Fairfield Osborn, Sr. (August 8, 1857 – November 6, 1935) was an American paleontologist, geologist and eugenics advocate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Fairfield Osborn has received more than 193,949 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Fairfield Osborn is the 34th most popular anthropologist (down from 31st in 2019), the 3,199th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,855th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Henry Fairfield Osborn ranks 34 out of 69Before him are Pierre Clastres, Bill Mollison, Jacques de Morgan, Franco Basaglia, Fredrik Barth, and Marcel Griaule. After him are Ann Dunham, John Lloyd Stephens, Ralph Linton, Alfred Sauvy, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov, and Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring.

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Among people born in 1857, Henry Fairfield Osborn ranks 65Before him are Jacques de Morgan, Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, Arthur Arz von Straußenburg, Hermann Sudermann, A. E. Waite, and Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont. After him are Joseph Larmor, Louis Dollo, George Hendrik Breitner, Wilhelm Kienzl, Simon Hollósy, and Filippo Turati. Among people deceased in 1935, Henry Fairfield Osborn ranks 64Before him are Arthur Arz von Straußenburg, Mack Swain, Pavlos Kountouriotis, Meletius IV of Constantinople, John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, and Henri Pélissier. After him are Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Otto Schott, Richard Mollier, Oda Krohg, Zequinha de Abreu, and Nina Grieg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Fairfield Osborn ranks 3,199 out of 15,968Before him are Red Auerbach (1917), Serena Williams (1981), Robert Stroud (1890), Besse Cooper (1896), John Ritter (1948), and Stuart Gordon (1947). After him are Edward Kasner (1878), Diana Serra Cary (1918), René Auberjonois (1940), Fred Quimby (1886), Rosemary Clooney (1928), and Patty Hearst (1954).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United States

Among anthropologists born in United States, Henry Fairfield Osborn ranks 10Before him are Ruth Benedict (1887), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Edward T. Hall (1914), Marvin Harris (1927), Leslie White (1900), and Marshall Sahlins (1930). After him are Ann Dunham (1942), John Lloyd Stephens (1805), Ralph Linton (1893), George Murdock (1897), Michael Harner (1929), and David Graeber (1961).