Howard Carter

1874 - 1939

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Howard Carter (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Carter has received more than 2,725,231 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Howard Carter is the 4th most popular archaeologist, the 167th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 112th in 2019) and the most popular British Archaeologist.

Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who is most famous for discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922.

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Among archaeologists, Howard Carter ranks 4 out of 104Before him are Heinrich Schliemann, Jean-François Champollion, and Theodor Mommsen. After him are Arthur Evans, Edward Drinker Cope, V. Gordon Childe, Marija Gimbutas, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Louis Agassiz, Zahi Hawass, and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon.

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Among people born in 1874, Howard Carter ranks 8Before him are Guglielmo Marconi, Robert Frost, Arnold Schoenberg, Harry Houdini, Lucy Maud Montgomery, and Edward Thorndike. After him are W. Somerset Maugham, Herbert Hoover, Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, Max Scheler, and Johannes Stark. Among people deceased in 1939, Howard Carter ranks 3Before him are Sigmund Freud and Pope Pius XI. After him are James Naismith, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Alphonse Mucha, W. B. Yeats, Joseph Roth, Eugen Bleuler, Werner von Fritsch, Anton Makarenko, and Douglas Fairbanks.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Howard Carter ranks 167 out of 6,924Before him are Humphry Davy (1778), Joseph Priestley (1733), Mick Jagger (1943), Alfred Marshall (1842), William Gilbert (1544), and Francis Crick (1916). After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Edward Smith (1850), Rowan Atkinson (1955), Olav V of Norway (1903), James Chadwick (1891), and George Boole (1815).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Howard Carter ranks 1After him are Arthur Evans (1851), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), Flinders Petrie (1853), Leonard Woolley (1880), Max Mallowan (1904), John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Alan Gardiner (1879), Charles Dawson (1864), Robert Broom (1866), George Smith (1840), and Colin Renfrew (1937).