Robert T. Bakker

1945 - Today

Robert T. Bakker

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 163,663 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 74th most popular archaeologist.

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  • 24

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  • 4.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among archaeologists, Robert T. Bakker ranks 74 out of 86Before him are Sylvanus Morley, Carl Blegen, Israel Finkelstein, Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, Arthur Surridge Hunt, and Henri Frankfort. After him are James Mellaart, Lewis Binford, John Marshall, Rudolf Wagner, Bernard Pyne Grenfell, and Colin Groves.

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Among people born in 1945, Robert T. Bakker ranks 303Before him are Marsha P. Johnson, Saharon Shelah, Marielle Goitschel, Golden State Killer, David Chase, and Lasse Berghagen. After him are Nuruddin Farah, Marion Rung, Katharine Houghton, Burhan Ghalioun, Katri Helena, and Pierre Michon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert T. Bakker ranks 5,611 out of 12,171Before him are Jorge Garcia (1973), Mae Murray (1885), Pat Robertson (1930), Henry Clay Frick (1849), Brian Schmidt (1967), and Johnny Burnette (1934). After him are Joseph Sargent (1925), Laurene Powell Jobs (1963), Edward Burns (1968), Barry McGuire (1935), Jack Haley (1898), and Daniel Wu (1974).

Among ARCHAEOLOGISTS In United States

Among archaeologists born in United States, Robert T. Bakker ranks 10Before him are Robert Ballard (1942), Othniel Charles Marsh (1831), Edward Robinson (1794), Donald Johanson (1943), Sylvanus Morley (1883), and Carl Blegen (1887). After him are Lewis Binford (1932) and Nancy Dupree (1927).

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