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List of famous male archaeologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male archaeologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being archaeologists. There are thousand of males working as archaeologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic archaeologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a archaeologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Alfred V. Kidder, Hallam L. Movius and more.

While this isn't a list of all male archaeologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male archaeologists?" and "Who are the best male archaeologists?"
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Archaeologists
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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. He was a spokesman for democracy, and embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of the individual with worldwide influence. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia, and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. In May 1785, he became the United States Minister to France and later the first United States Secretary of State serving under President George Washington. In opposition to Alexander Hamilton's Federalism, Jefferson and his close friend, James ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1743-1826)

Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia, USA

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Jesse Fewkes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Archaeologists
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Jesse Walter Fewkes was an American anthropologist, archaeologist, writer and naturalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 80 (1850-1930)

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts

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Jerald T. Milanich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Archaeologists
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Jerald T. Milanich is an American anthropologist and archaeologist, specializing in Native American culture in Florida. He is Curator Emeritus of Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida in Gainesville; Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida; and Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Milanich holds a Ph.D in anthropology from the University of Florida. Milanich has won several awards for his books. Milanich won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Archaeological Council in 2005 and the Dorothy Dodd Lifetime Achievement Award from ...more on Wikipedia

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Ignace Gelb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Archaeologists
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Ignace Jay Gelb was a Polish-American ancient historian and Assyriologist who pioneered the scientific study of writing systems. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1907-1985)

Birthplace: Tarnów, Poland

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