With 26 biographies, Political Scientists are the 85th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Cricketers, Fashion Designers, and Golfers.

Pantheon has 26 people classified as political scientists born between 1530 and 1962. Of these 26, 10 (38.46%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living political scientists include Francis Fukuyama, Johan Galtung, and Joseph Nye. The most famous deceased political scientists include Zygmunt Bauman, Samuel P. Huntington, and Étienne de La Boétie.

Living Political Scientists

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Most political scientists were born in United States (11), Germany (3), and France (2). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (3), Chicago (2), and Poznań (1).The most common death places of political scientists were United States (5), France (3), and Germany (2). By city, these were New York City (2), Leeds (1), and Martha's Vineyard (1).

The earliest biographies classified as political scientists in Pantheon are Georg Jellinek, William Graham Sumner, and Étienne de La Boétie.  The concentration of political scientists was largest during the Radio & Film Era, which lasted from 1900 to 1949. Some birth or death locations for earlier political scientists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Political Scientists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 13 most globally memorable Political Scientists since 1700.

Political Scientists are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Mathematicians, Biologists, Physicists, Astronomers, and Chemists.