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Ian Hodder

1948 - Today

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Ian Richard Hodder (born 23 November 1948, in Bristol) is a British archaeologist and pioneer of postprocessualist theory in archaeology that first took root among his students and in his own work between 1980 and 1990. At this time he had such students as Henrietta Moore, Ajay Pratap, Nandini Rao, Mike Parker Pearson, Paul Lane, John Muke, Sheena Crawford, Nick Merriman, Michael Shanks and Christopher Tilley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Hodder has received more than 123,778 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ian Hodder is the 107th most popular archaeologist (down from 94th in 2019), the 4,234th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,052nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Ian Hodder ranks 107 out of 104Before him are Muhibbe Darga, John M. Allegro, Meave Leakey, Grafton Elliot Smith, Boris Piotrovsky, and Colin Groves. After him are Mortimer Wheeler, Stith Thompson, Klaus Schmidt, Paolo Orsi, Phillip V. Tobias, and Alexey Okladnikov.

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Among people born in 1948, Ian Hodder ranks 505Before him are Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, Arnie Robinson, Jerry L. Ross, Jon Amiel, Norbert Nigbur, and Nadezhda Tkachenko. After him are István Tarlós, Alexei Starobinsky, Vassilios Skouris, Ana Palacio, Michael Kitchen, and Kristina Lugn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Hodder ranks 4,234 out of 7,765Before him are Paul Ince (1967), Ron Flockhart (1923), Thomas Traherne (1636), Dave Finlay (1958), George Borrow (1803), and Charlotte Riley (1981). After him are Laura Haddock (1985), Danny Welbeck (1990), George Cohen (1939), Irving Rapper (1898), Richard Haydn (1905), and Michael Crawford (1942).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Ian Hodder ranks 25Before him are James Mellaart (1925), John O. Westwood (1805), James Quibell (1867), John M. Allegro (1923), Meave Leakey (1942), and Colin Groves (1942). After him are Mortimer Wheeler (1890), Bernard Pyne Grenfell (1869), Arthur Surridge Hunt (1871), Grahame Clark (1907), and Augustus Pitt Rivers (1827).