List of Archaeologists Born Before 1900

This article contains a list of archaeologists born before 1900. Archaeologists are people who study archaeology. Archaeology is the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains.

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1391-1453 – Ciriaco de’ Pizzicolli (Italian) – Father of Archaeology

1392-1463 – Flavio Biondo? (Italian)

1516-1571 – Georg Fabricius (German)

1541-1593 – Michael Mercati (Italian)

1602 – Athanasius Kircher (German)

1646-1715 – Antoine Galland (French)

1660-1709 – Edward Lhuyd (Welsh)

1671-1675 – Anselmo Banduri (Benedictine)

1675-1755 – Francesco Scipone (Italian)

1685-1732 – John Horsley (British)

1717-1768 – Johann Joachim Winkelmann (German)

1720-1776 – Rev. Bryan Faussett (English)

1726-1812 – Pierre Henri Larcher (French)

1729-1812 – Christian Gottlob Heyne (Saxon-German)

1730-1814 – Jean Baptiste Louis George Seroux D’Agincourt (French)

1730-1975 – Ovid R. Sellers (American)

1732-1810 – Luigi Lanzi (Italian)

1735-1806 – Jérémie Jacques Oberlin (Alsatian)

1743-1826 – Thomas Jefferson (American)

1747-1827 – Dominique Vivant Denon (French)

1753-1836 – Carlo Fea (Italian)

1754-1810 – Willian Cunnington (English)

1758-1826 – John Pinkerton (Scottish)

1758-1838 – Sir Richard Colt Hoare (English)

1763-1808 – Karl Ludwig Fernow (German)

1765-1852 – Raimondo Guarini (Italian)

1767-1834 – Leopoldo Cicognara (Italian)

1776-1839 – Lady Hester Stanhope (British)

1777-1836 – William Gell (English)

1778-1823 – Giovanni Battista Belzoni (Italian)

1784-1868 – Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (German)

1787-1848 – Jean Antoine Letronne (French)

1788-1865 – Christian Jürgensen Thomsen (Danish)

1788-1868 – Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes (French)

1783-1862 – Johann Michael Ackner (Transylvanian)

1790-1832 – Jean-François Champollion (French)

1790-1836 – Philippe-Charles Schmerling (Belgian)

1790-1854 – Dire Raoul Rochette (French)

1793-1835 – Caspar Reuvens (Dutch)

1795-1856 – Luigi Canina (Italian)

1795-1865 – Celestino Cavedoni (Italian)

1795-1867 – Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard (German)

1797-1841 – Father John MacEnery (Irish)

1799-1860 – Sir Charles Fellows (British)

1800-1887 – Jules Desnoyers (French)

1802-1859 – Charles Lenormant (French)

1803-1870 – Prosper Mérimée (French)

1806-1867 – Adolphe Napoleon Didron (French)

1807-1880 – Louis Felicien de Saulcy (French)

1812-1868 – Joseph George Cumming (English)

1812-1894 – William Pengelly (British)

1813-1869 – Otto Jahn (German)

1813-1900 – Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien (French)

1814-1874 – Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (French)

1814-1882 – Jules Etienne Joseph Quicherat (French)

1814-1891 – Sir Andrew Ramsay (Scottish)

1814-1896 – Ernst Curtius (German)

1816-1886 – Llewellyn Jewitt (English)

1816-1894 – Charles Thomas Newton (British)

1817-1892 – Rev. William Collings Lukis (British)

1817-1894 – Sir Austen Henry Layard (British)

1818-1888 – Eduard von Kallee (German)

1820-1918 – Canon William Greenwell (British)

1821-1861 – Thomas Bateman (English)

1821-1881 – Auguste-Édouard Mariette (French)

1821-1885 – Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae (Danish)

1821-1889 – Churchill Babington (English)

1821-1889 – Dragotin Dežman (Slovenian)

1822-1890 – Heinrich Schliemann (German)

1823-1908 – Sir John Evans (English)

1824-1902 – Rev. Frederick Spurrell (English)

1825-1908 – Augustus Le Plongeon (British/American)

1825-1911 – John Robert Mortimer (English)

1826-1874 – Charles Ernest Beule (German)

1827-1900 – Augustus Pitt Rivers (British)

1828-1908 – Frank Calvert (English)

1831-1892 – Amelia Edwards (British)

1832-1895 – Reginald Stuart Poole (English)

1834-1895 – Alexandru Odobescu (Romanian)

1834-1913 – Sir John Lubbock (English)

1836-1888 – William Thompson Watkin (British)

1837-1883 – François Lenormant (French)

1837-1915 – Theodore M. Davis (American)

1837-1929 – William Boyd Dawkins (British)

1840-1909 – August Mau (German)

1840-1914 – Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (Swiss/American)

1840-1927 – Charles Warren (British)

1841-1906 – Alfredo Chavero (Mexican)

1842-1911 – Osman Hamdi Bey (Ottoman Turkish)

1842-1915 – Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (English)

1842-1918 – Clarence Bicknell (British)

1843-1921 – Oscar Montelius (Swedish)

1846-1894 – William Robertson Smith (Scottish)

1846-1916 – Gaston Maspero (French)

1846-1937 – Percy Gardner (English)

1849-1923 – Adela Breton (British)

1850-1909 – Grigore Tocilescu (Romanian)

1850-1930 – J. Walter Fewkes (American)

1850-1931 – Alfred P. Maudslay (British)

1851-1903 – Simar Rutar (Slovenian)

1851-1939 – Sir William Mitchell Ramsay (Scottish)

1851-1941 – Sir Arthur Evans (British)

1852-1915 – Georg Loeschcke (German)

1852-1926 – Leopoldo Batres (Mexican)

1852-1936 – Clarence Bloomfield Moore (American)

1853-1940 – Wilhelm Dörpfeld (German)

1853-1942 – William Flinders Petrie (English)

1854-1933 – Richard Kallee (German)

1855-1925 – Robert Koldewey (German)

1857-1939 – Frederick Jones Bliss (American)

1858-1931 – Gustaf Kossinna (German)

1858-1933 – Mary Brodrick (English)

1859-1925 – Giacomo Boni (Italian)

1859-1946 – Victor Loret (French)

1861?-1944 – James Curle (Scottish)

1861-1950 – Ben Cunnington (English)

1862-1943 – Marc Aurel Stein (Hungarian)

1863-1963 – Margaret Murray (Anglo-Indian)

1864-1923 – John Wesley Gilbert (American)

1864-1936 – Theodor Wiegand (German)

1864-1956 – Frederick Webb Hodge (American)

1865-1935 – James Henry Breasted (American)

1865-1946 – Edgar Lee Hewett (American)

1865-1952 – Alfred Foucher (French)

1866-1925 – Albert Tobias Clay (American)

1866-1935 – Katherine Routledge (British)

1866-1939 – Warren K. Moorehead (American)

1867-1938 – Thomas Gann (Irish)

1868-1926 – Gertrude Bell (English)

1869-1951 – Maud Cunnington (Welsh)

1870-1941 – Hans Dragendorff (German)

1870-1950 – Robert Alexander Stewart Macalister (Irish)

1870-1952 – Michel Rostovtzeff (Ukrainian/Russian/American)

1871-1937 – Grafton Elliot Smith (Australian)

1874-1939 – Howard Carter (English)

1874-1952 – George Henry Chase (American)

1874-1953 – Sir Ellis Minns (British)

1874-1958 – Ida Hill (American)

1875-1955 – Bert Hodge Hill (American)

1875-1956 – Hiram Bingham (American)

1876-1954 – John Garstang (British)

1876-1958 – John Hubert Marshall (British)

1877-1954 – Alfred Marston Tozzer (American)

1877-1955 – Edward Thurlow Leeds (British)

1880-1947 – Frederic Slater (Australian)

1880-1947 – Julio C. Tello (Peruvian)

1880-1960 – Leonard Woolley (British)

1881-1961 – Fay-Cooper Cole (American)

1881-1973 – Marius Vazeilles (French)

1882-1927 – Vasile Pârvan (Romanian)

1882-1967 – Cyril Fox (English)

1882-1973 – Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (Swedish)

1883-1948 – Sylvanus G. Morley (American)

1884-1975 – Ovid R. Seller (American)

1885-1930 – R. D. Banerji (Indian)

1885-1954 – Alice Leslie Walker (American)

1885-1963 – Alfred V. Kidder (American)

1885-1966 – Pierre Montet (French)

1885-1967 – J. Alden Mason (American)

1886-1953 – Sir Francis Knowles, 5th Baronet (English)

1886-1957 – O.G.S. Crawford (English)

1887-1967 – Dorothy Lamb (British)

1888-1935 – T. E. Lawrence (British)

1888-1966 – Elizabeth Blegen (American)

1888-1971 – Carl Blegen (American)

1888-1976 – Xu Xusheng (Chinese)

1888-1978 – Myrtle Florence Broome (English)

1889-1953 – Eleazar Sukenik (Israeli)

1889-1964 – Gernhard Bersu (German)

1890-1960 – Malcolm J. Rogers (American)

1890-1976 – Mortimer Wheeler (British)

1891-1971 – William Foxwell Albright (American)

1891-1973 – James Penrose Harland (American)

1891-1974 – Pere Bosch-Gimpera (Spanish/Mexican)

1892-1957 – Vere Gordon Childe (Australian)

1892-1967 – Therkel Mathiassen (Danish)

1892-1968 – Dorothy Garrod (British)

1892-1978 – Guo Moruo (Chinese)

1893-1936 – Tessa Verney Wheeler (British)

1893-1966 – Huang Wenbi (Chinese)

1893-1971 – Elizabeth Warder Crozer Campbell (American)

1893-1987 – Srečko Brodar (Slovene)

1893-1988 – Raymond Dart (Australian)

1893-1992 – Eunice Stebbens (American)

1894-1978 – Luisa Banti (Italian)

1894-1985 – Alexander Thom (Scottish)

1895-1936 – Luigi Maria Ugolini (Italian)

1895-1963 – Dong Zuobin (Chinese/Taiwanese)

1895-1978 – John Leland Champe (American)

1896-1970 – Alfonso Caso (Mexican)

1896-1972 – Senarath Paranavithana (Sri Lankan)

1896-1979 – Li Ji (Chinese)

1897-1966 – Alexandre Piankoff (Russian)

1897-1984 – Hamit Zübeyir Kosay (Turkish)

1897-1988 – Einar Gjerstad (Swedish)

1897-1986 – Jole Bovio Marconi (Italian)

1898-1958 – Zheng Zhendou (Chinese

1898-1972 – Mikhail Artamonov (Russian)

1898-1975 – J. Eric S. Thompson (English)

1898-1982 – Claude Schaeffer (French)

1899-1954 – Remzi Oguz Arik (1899-1954)

1899-1962 – William Duncan Strong (American)

1899-1970 – Boris Grakov (Soviet Russian)

1899-1980 – Marion Rawson (American)

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References:

[1] – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_archaeologists. Accessed 27 May 2019.

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