Thomas Hylland Eriksen

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen (born February 6, 1962) is a Norwegian anthropologist. He is currently a professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo, as well as the 2015–2016 president of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Hylland Eriksen has received more than 76,234 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Hylland Eriksen is the 65th most popular anthropologist (down from 62nd in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Norway and the most popular Norwegian Anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Thomas Hylland Eriksen ranks 65 out of 69. Before him are Dmitry Anuchin, David Graeber, Adolf Bernhard Meyer, Carleton S. Coon, Gayle Rubin, and Napoleon Chagnon. After him are Grete Mostny, Edwin H. Colbert, Eugenie Scott, and Alice Roberts.

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Among people born in 1962, Thomas Hylland Eriksen ranks 324Before him are James Michael Tyler, Erika Hess, Sara Danius, Nasko Sirakov, Ben Browder, and Robin Campillo. After him are Davey Boy Smith, Primož Ulaga, Janine Turner, Stephen Keshi, Álvaro García Linera, and Margherita Buy.

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Among people born in Norway, Thomas Hylland Eriksen ranks 388 out of 735. Before him are Ane Brun (1976), Peter Ascanius (1723), Johann Olav Koss (1968), Kim Leine (1961), Emil Hegle Svendsen (1985), and Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway (2004). After him are Beate Eriksen (1960), Andreas Thorkildsen (1982), Liv Kristine (1976), Henning Berg (1969), Leif Ove Andsnes (1970), and Erik Thorstvedt (1962).


Among anthropologists born in Norway, Thomas Hylland Eriksen ranks 1