Max Mallowan

1904 - 1978

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Sir Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan (6 May 1904 – 19 August 1978) was a prominent British archaeologist, specialising in ancient Middle Eastern history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Mallowan has received more than 689,628 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Max Mallowan is the 32nd most popular archaeologist (up from 41st in 2019), the 1,544th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,967th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Max Mallowan ranks 32 out of 104Before him are Ernst Curtius, George Gaylord Simpson, Leonard Woolley, André Leroi-Gourhan, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, and Bogdan Filov. After him are John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, James Henry Breasted, Henri Breuil, Alan Gardiner, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, and Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes.

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Among people born in 1904, Max Mallowan ranks 96Before him are Lyudmila Rudenko, Heinz Jost, Giuseppe Terragni, Christopher Isherwood, Oskar R. Lange, and Jacques Tourneur. After him are Deng Yingchao, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, Karl Ernst, Arkady Gaidar, María Zambrano, and James J. Gibson. Among people deceased in 1978, Max Mallowan ranks 71Before him are Jack L. Warner, Joe Davis, Philibert Tsiranana, Prince Nicholas of Romania, José Manuel Moreno, and Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia. After him are George Maciunas, Karl Lennart Oesch, Fernando Peyroteo, Diana Budisavljević, Wadie Haddad, and Jacques Bergier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Max Mallowan ranks 1,544 out of 6,924Before him are Hubert Cecil Booth (1871), John Alcock (1892), Thomas Cole (1801), Thomas Kyd (1558), Kingsley Amis (1922), and Tom Sharpe (1928). After him are George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), Rosamund Pike (1979), Michael Halliday (1925), Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), and John Loudon McAdam (1756).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Max Mallowan ranks 6Before him are Howard Carter (1874), Arthur Evans (1851), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), Flinders Petrie (1853), and Leonard Woolley (1880). After him are John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Alan Gardiner (1879), Charles Dawson (1864), Robert Broom (1866), George Smith (1840), and Colin Renfrew (1937).