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This page contains a list of the greatest Polish Political Scientists. The pantheon dataset contains 29 Political Scientists, 1 of which were born in Poland. This makes Poland the birth place of the 5th most number of Political Scientists behind France and Norway.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Polish Political Scientists of all time. This list of famous Polish Political Scientists is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Zygmunt Bauman (1925 - 2017)

With an HPI of 78.72, Zygmunt Bauman is the most famous Polish Political Scientist.  His biography has been translated into 52 different languages on wikipedia.

Zygmunt Bauman (; 19 November 1925 – 9 January 2017) was a Polish sociologist and philosopher. He was driven out of the Polish People's Republic during the 1968 Polish political crisis and forced to give up his Polish citizenship. He emigrated to Israel; three years later he moved to the United Kingdom. He resided in England from 1971, where he studied at the London School of Economics and became Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds, later Emeritus. Bauman was a social theorist, writing on issues as diverse as modernity and the Holocaust, postmodern consumerism and liquid modernity.

Pantheon has 1 people classified as political scientists born between 1925 and 1925. Of these 1, none of them are still alive today. The most famous deceased political scientists include Zygmunt Bauman.

Deceased Political Scientists

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