Othniel Charles Marsh

1831 - 1899

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Othniel Charles Marsh (October 29, 1831 – March 18, 1899) was an American professor of Paleontology in Yale College and President of the National Academy of Sciences. He was one of the preeminent scientists in the field of paleontology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Othniel Charles Marsh has received more than 263,055 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Othniel Charles Marsh is the 24th most popular archaeologist (up from 34th in 2019), the 2,109th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,489th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Othniel Charles Marsh ranks 24 out of 104Before him are Flinders Petrie, Karl Richard Lepsius, Austen Henry Layard, Alcide d'Orbigny, Leo Frobenius, and Paul Pelliot. After him are Robert Ballard, Ernst Curtius, George Gaylord Simpson, Leonard Woolley, André Leroi-Gourhan, and Wilhelm Dörpfeld.

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Among people born in 1831, Othniel Charles Marsh ranks 34Before him are Anna Leonowens, Peter Nicolai Arbo, Paul Durand-Ruel, Nikolai Ge, Maurice de Hirsch, and David Edward Hughes. After him are Wilhelm Raabe, Siegfried Marcus, Princess Helena of Nassau, Ankō Itosu, George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Philip Sheridan. Among people deceased in 1899, Othniel Charles Marsh ranks 17Before him are Giovanni Segantini, Rosa Bonheur, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Ludwig Büchner, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, and Nubar Pasha. After him are Edward Frankland, Charles Friedel, Lars Fredrik Nilson, Katsu Kaishū, Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Emilio Castelar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Othniel Charles Marsh ranks 2,109 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Barkley (1963), Duke Kahanamoku (1890), Gabriel Macht (1972), Paul Wolfowitz (1943), Ivy Lee (1877), and Joseph L. Goldstein (1940). After him are Michael Bolton (1953), Jim Caviezel (1968), Mervyn LeRoy (1900), Jaclyn Smith (1945), Bob Gunton (1945), and Bridget Fonda (1964).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United States

Among archaeologists born in United States, Othniel Charles Marsh ranks 2Before him are Edward Drinker Cope (1840). After him are Robert Ballard (1942), George Gaylord Simpson (1902), James Henry Breasted (1865), Donald Johanson (1943), Edward Robinson (1794), Sylvanus Morley (1883), Robert T. Bakker (1945), Carl Blegen (1887), Lewis Binford (1932), and Michael D. Coe (1929).