List of famous archeologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top archeologists in the world? This includes the most prominent archeologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable archeologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic archeologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned archeologists.
Items on this list include Ervín Černý and Mary Leakey.From reputable, prominent, and well known archeologists to the lesser known archeologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the archeologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous archeologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous archeologists?" then you're in the right place. (21 items)
Mary Leakey was a British paleoanthropologist who discovered the first fossilised Proconsul skull, an extinct ape now believed to be ancestral to humans. She also discovered the robust Zinjanthropus skull at Olduvai Gorge. For much of her career she worked with her husband, Louis Leakey, in the Olduvai Gorge, in eastern Africa, uncovering the tools and fossils of ancient hominines. Leakey developed a system for classifying the stone tools found at Olduvai. She discovered the Laetoli footprints. It was here, at the Laetoli site, that she discovered Hominin fossils that were more than 3.75 million years old. During her career, Leakey discovered fifteen new species of other animals, and one new ...moresee more on Mary Leakey
Sir Robert Ludwig Mond FRS, FRSE was a British chemist and archaeologist. ...moresee more on Robert Mond
Fred Vargas is the pseudonym of the French historian, archaeologist and writer Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau. Her crime fiction policiers have won three International Dagger Awards from the Crime Writers Association, for three successive novels: in 2006, 2008 and 2009. She is the first author to achieve such an honor. In each case her translator into English was Sîan Reynolds, who was also recognized by the international award. ...moresee more on Fred Vargas
Professor Ervn Čern-Křetnsk, Doctor of Medicine and Professor of Charles University in Prague, was born in 1913 in Podom a small village in Moravia. He acquired his college education in 1933 in the Těn Region where he had lived since age 12. He studied medicine in Brno. Having been arrested by the Gestapo in November 1939, he was briefly imprisoned at Brnos pilberk Castle and subsequently deported to the Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg Nazi concentration camp. As a doctor he was active at the ear, nose and throat (ORL) clinics in Brno, Hradec Krlov, and the Central Military Hospital in Prague. He was named associate professor (1951) and full professor (1965) of Charles University in Prague. ...moresee more on Ervín Černý