Amitai Etzioni

1929 - 2023

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Amitai Etzioni (; né Werner Falk; 4 January 1929 – 31 May 2023) was a German-born Israeli-American sociologist, best known for his work on socioeconomics and communitarianism. He founded the Communitarian Network, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting the moral, social, and political foundations of society. He established the network to disseminate the movement's ideas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amitai Etzioni has received more than 295,720 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Amitai Etzioni is the 37th most popular sociologist (down from 34th in 2019), the 2,356th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,924th in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Sociologist.

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Over the past year Amitai Etzioni has had the most page views in the with 36,636 views, followed by Spanish (11,993), and German (10,990). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Polish (311.66%), Catalan (178.44%), and French (160.91%)


Among sociologists, Amitai Etzioni ranks 37 out of 79Before him are Ludwig Gumplowicz, Georges Gurvitch, Harold Garfinkel, W. I. Thomas, Andre Gunder Frank, and Herbert Blumer. After him are Charles Tilly, Mark Granovetter, David Riesman, Seymour Martin Lipset, Shmuel Eisenstadt, and James Samuel Coleman.

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Among people born in 1929, Amitai Etzioni ranks 159Before him are Lennart Skoglund, Luis García Meza, Aleksandar Petrović, Walter Brandmüller, Ed Asner, and Shakuntala Devi. After him are Peter Sculthorpe, René Laloux, Vic Morrow, Camilo Torres Restrepo, Jacques Deray, and Richard F. Gordon Jr.. Among people deceased in 2023, Amitai Etzioni ranks 196Before him are Akgün Kaçmaz, Daniel Ellsberg, Josep Maria Fusté, Petar Nadoveza, Odilon Polleunis, and Paul Reubens. After him are Valentina Ponomaryova, Evelyn Fox Keller, Antonio Juliano, Niels Holst-Sørensen, Andre Braugher, and Solomon Perel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Amitai Etzioni ranks 2,356 out of 7,253Before him are Eduard Wirths (1909), Adalbert of Hamburg (1000), Stefan Kuntz (1962), Korbinian Brodmann (1868), Sophie Caroline of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1705), and Christian Otto Mohr (1835). After him are Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel (1783), Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria (1417), Christoph, Duke of Württemberg (1515), Conrad Moench (1744), Anna of Cleves (1552), and William Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1662).


Among sociologists born in Germany, Amitai Etzioni ranks 7Before him are Max Weber (1864), Theodor W. Adorno (1903), Georg Simmel (1858), Niklas Luhmann (1927), Robert Michels (1876), and Andre Gunder Frank (1929). After him are Juan José Linz (1926), Lewis A. Coser (1913), Claus Offe (1940), and Louis Wirth (1897).