Jane Goodall

1934 - Today

Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Morris Goodall (; born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), formerly Baroness Jane van Lawick-Goodall, is an English primatologist and anthropologist. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 60-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees since she first went to Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania in 1960.She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots programme, and she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues. She has served on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Goodall has received more than 6,859,113 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3rd most popular anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Jane Goodall ranks 3 out of 64Before her are Bronisław Malinowski and James George Frazer. After her are Edward Burnett Tylor, Margaret Mead, Franz Boas, Lewis H. Morgan, Ruth Benedict, Clifford Geertz, Gregory Bateson, Paul Broca, and Eugène Dubois.

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Among people born in 1934, Jane Goodall ranks 15Before her are Gene Cernan, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Nana Mouskouri, Ulrike Meinhof, and Shirley MacLaine. After her are Daniel Kahneman, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Sydney Pollack, Empress Michiko, Manuel Noriega, and Paul Ekman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jane Goodall ranks 247 out of 5,347Before her are Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Harold Godwinson (1022), Catherine Parr (1512), Edward the Elder (871), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), and Helen Mirren (1945). After her are Jimmy Page (1944), Edmond Halley (1656), Arthur Eddington (1882), Keith Richards (1943), Peter Ustinov (1921), and Benjamin Disraeli (1804).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among anthropologists born in United Kingdom, Jane Goodall ranks 2Before her are James George Frazer (1854). After her are Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Gregory Bateson (1904), Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), E. E. Evans-Pritchard (1902), Victor Turner (1920), Mary Leakey (1913), Edmund Leach (1910), Ashley Montagu (1905), Hugh Falconer (1808), and David Graeber (1961).

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