Robert T. Bakker

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Robert Thomas Bakker (born March 24, 1945) is an American paleontologist who helped reshape modern theories about dinosaurs, particularly by adding support to the theory that some dinosaurs were endothermic (warm-blooded). Along with his mentor John Ostrom, Bakker was responsible for initiating the ongoing "dinosaur renaissance" in paleontological studies, beginning with Bakker's article "Dinosaur Renaissance" in the April 1975 issue of Scientific American. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert T. Bakker has received more than 180,013 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert T. Bakker is the 83rd most popular archaeologist (down from 74th in 2019), the 6,221st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,606th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Robert T. Bakker ranks 83 out of 104. Before him are Sven Nilsson, Tatiana Proskouriakoff, Ekrem Akurgal, Dorothy Garrod, Anne Stine Ingstad, and Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger. After him are Carl Blegen, Henri Frankfort, José Leite de Vasconcelos, Lewis Binford, John Marshall, and James Mellaart.

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Among people born in 1945, Robert T. Bakker ranks 333Before him are Raila Odinga, Liu Yandong, Tommy Svensson, Gamal El-Ghitani, Roland Moreno, and Mario Livio. After him are Davy Jones, Sadakazu Tanigaki, Katharine Houghton, Kent Karlsson, Burhan Ghalioun, and Clive Russell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert T. Bakker ranks 6,221 out of 15,968. Before him are Alice Drummond (1928), Mike Stern (1953), John M. Clayton (1796), Julie Garwood (1946), Mike Farrell (1939), and Marian Seldes (1928). After him are Timothy Zahn (1951), Bert Lahr (1895), Steve Miller (1943), John Armstrong Jr. (1758), James Brady (1940), and Ina Claire (1893).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United States

Among archaeologists born in United States, Robert T. Bakker ranks 9Before him are Robert Ballard (1942), George Gaylord Simpson (1902), James Henry Breasted (1865), Donald Johanson (1943), Edward Robinson (1794), and Sylvanus Morley (1883). After him are Carl Blegen (1887), Lewis Binford (1932), Michael D. Coe (1929), and Nancy Dupree (1927).