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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 1,075,296 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Max Mallowan is the 33rd most popular archaeologist (down from 32nd in 2019), the 1,532nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,542nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Max Mallowan ranks 33 out of 104Before him are Robert Ballard, Ami Boué, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, George Gaylord Simpson, André Leroi-Gourhan, and John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury. After him are Yuri Knorozov, Henri Breuil, Ernst Curtius, George Smith, Paul-Émile Botta, and James Henry Breasted.

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Among people born in 1904, Max Mallowan ranks 101Before him are Heinz Jost, Mihai Antonescu, Jacques Tourneur, Edmund Veesenmayer, Emilio Fernández, and Karl Ernst. After him are Nikolai Berzarin, Arkady Gaidar, Coleman Hawkins, Tadao Takayama, Delmer Daves, and Joseph Valachi. Among people deceased in 1978, Max Mallowan ranks 72Before him are Pablo Dorado, Lilya Brik, Robert Shaw, Wadie Haddad, Leo Ryan, and José Manuel Moreno. After him are Joe Davis, Pancho Vladigerov, Gaston Julia, Max Decugis, Charles Best, and Salvador de Madariaga.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Max Mallowan ranks 1,532 out of 7,765Before him are William Paley (1743), John Bowring (1792), Clarke Abel (1780), Ben Cross (1947), Cicely Saunders (1918), and Henry Gray (1827). After him are Ian McDonald (1946), Donald Maclean (1913), Channing Tatum (1980), Lulach (1030), Hubert Cecil Booth (1871), and Peter Sutcliffe (1946).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among archaeologists born in United Kingdom, Max Mallowan ranks 7Before him are Howard Carter (1874), Arthur Evans (1851), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), Flinders Petrie (1853), Leonard Woolley (1880), and John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834). After him are George Smith (1840), Alan Gardiner (1879), Colin Renfrew (1937), Robert Broom (1866), Kathleen Kenyon (1906), and E. A. Wallis Budge (1857).