Geoffrey John Wainwright was born on September 19, 1937, and died on March 6, 2017.
He was a British archaeologist specializing in prehistory.
Wainwright was the Chief Archaeologist of English Heritage from 1989 to 1999, and visiting professor to a number of universities.
Wainwright served as President of the Prehistoric Society from 1981 to 1985 and the Society of Antiquaries of London from 2007 to 2010.
Geoffrey Wainwright passed away at 79 years old.