Jacques de Morgan

1857 - 1924

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Jean-Jacques de Morgan (3 June 1857, Huisseau-sur-Cosson, Loir-et-Cher – 14 June 1924) was a French mining engineer, geologist, and archaeologist. He was the director of antiquities in Egypt during the 19th century, and excavated in Memphis and Dashur, providing many drawings of many Egyptian pyramids. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques de Morgan has received more than 42,323 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jacques de Morgan is the 30th most popular anthropologist, the 2,401st most popular biography from France and the 4th most popular French Anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Jacques de Morgan ranks 30 out of 69Before him are Mary Leakey, Marc Augé, Wilhelm Schmidt, Cheikh Anta Diop, Pierre Clastres, and Bill Mollison. After him are Franco Basaglia, Fredrik Barth, Marcel Griaule, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Ann Dunham, and John Lloyd Stephens.

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Among people born in 1857, Jacques de Morgan ranks 59Before him are Juan Vicente Gómez, Abdurreshid Ibrahim, Oskar von Hutier, Ida Tarbell, Herman Bang, and Gotō Shinpei. After him are Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, Arthur Arz von Straußenburg, Hermann Sudermann, A. E. Waite, Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Henry Fairfield Osborn. Among people deceased in 1924, Jacques de Morgan ranks 46Before him are Hermann Kövess von Kövessháza, Emma Eckstein, E. D. Morel, Sergei Lyapunov, Hans Thoma, and Azem Galica. After him are Princess Isabella of Bavaria, Eugenius Warming, Àngel Guimerà, Nilo Peçanha, Oskar Merikanto, and William Bayliss.

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Among people born in France, Jacques de Morgan ranks 2,401 out of 5,234Before him are Elena Poniatowska (1932), Eustache Deschamps (1346), Anne Hilarion de Tourville (1642), Robert Cambert (1628), Jean Françaix (1912), and Baude Cordier (1364). After him are Élisabeth Depardieu (1941), Henri Desgrange (1865), Nicolas Jenson (1420), Édouard André (1840), Henri Mouhot (1826), and Michel Gondry (1963).


Among anthropologists born in France, Jacques de Morgan ranks 4Before him are Paul Broca (1824), Marc Augé (1935), and Pierre Clastres (1934). After him are Marcel Griaule (1898) and Alfred Sauvy (1898).