Jared Diamond

1937 - Today

Jared Diamond

Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American geographer, historian, anthropologist, ornithologist, and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991); Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (2005), The World Until Yesterday (2012), and Upheaval (2019). Originally trained in biochemistry and physiology, Diamond is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jared Diamond has received more than 1,369,445 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 60th most popular historian.

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  • 4.99

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  • 4.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among historians, Jared Diamond ranks 60 out of 292Before him are Heinrich Wölfflin, Henri Pirenne, Johann Gustav Droysen, Libanius, John Skylitzes, and Francesco Guicciardini. After him are Carlo Ginzburg, Ephorus, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Quintus Curtius Rufus, Poggio Bracciolini, and Geoffrey of Villehardouin.

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Among people born in 1937, Jared Diamond ranks 46Before him are Ferdinand Piëch, Robert Lucas Jr., Fernando de la Rúa, David Hockney, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, and George Carlin. After him are Claude Lelouch, Robin Warren, Lionel Jospin, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Roger Zelazny, and Abu Nidal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jared Diamond ranks 910 out of 12,171Before him are Carl Lewis (1961), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Bill de Blasio (1961), Glenn T. Seaborg (1912), Halle Berry (1966), and Edward Tatum (1909). After him are Kim Kardashian (1980), John Gotti (1940), Raquel Welch (1940), Adam Sandler (1966), David Scott (1932), and Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Jared Diamond ranks 2Before him are Thomas Kuhn (1922). After him are Richard Sennett (1943), Hayden White (1928), Donna Haraway (1944), Howard Zinn (1922), Donald Keene (1922), Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), Drew Gilpin Faust (1947), Natalie Zemon Davis (1928), Richard N. Frye (1920), and Joan Wallach Scott (1941).