Antonio Negri

1933 - Today

Antonio Negri

Antonio "Toni" Negri (born 1 August 1933) is an Italian Spinozistic-Marxist sociologist and political philosopher, best known for his co-authorship of Empire and secondarily for his work on Spinoza.Born in Padua, he became a political philosophy professor in his hometown university. Negri founded the Potere Operaio (Worker Power) group in 1969 and was a leading member of Autonomia Operaia. As one of the most popular theorists of Autonomism, he has published hugely influential books urging "revolutionary consciousness." He was accused in the late 1970s of various charges including being the mastermind of the left-wing terrorist organization Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse or BR), involved in the May 1978 kidnapping of Aldo Moro, two-time Prime Minister of Italy, and leader of the Christian-Democrat Party, among others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Negri has received more than 367,830 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 302nd most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Antonio Negri ranks 300 out of 1,005Before him are Peter Singer, Pherecydes of Syros, Huineng, Prodicus, Georges Sorel, and Alcmaeon of Croton. After him are Aenesidemus, Priscus, Sri Aurobindo, Mazdak, Robert Nozick, and Jacobus Arminius.

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Among people born in 1933, Antonio Negri ranks 38Before him are Richard Rogers, Abolhassan Banisadr, Philip Zimbardo, Wilbur Smith, Kim Novak, and Jayne Mansfield. After him are Stanley Milgram, Quincy Jones, John Barry, Bernardo Provenzano, Bobby Robson, and Paul J. Crutzen.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Negri ranks 766 out of 3,282Before him are Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Margherita of Savoy (1851), Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), Alcmaeon of Croton (-510), Pope John XVIII (970), and William I of Sicily (1126). After him are Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Giorgio Morandi (1890), Faustina the Younger (125), Jacobus da Varagine (1228), and Tancred, King of Sicily (1138).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Antonio Negri ranks 24Before him are Hippasus (-600), Marsilius of Padua (1275), Aristoxenus (-360), Giorgio Agamben (1942), Julius Evola (1898), and Alcmaeon of Croton (-510). After him are Giovanni Gentile (1875), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), Theano (-600), Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313), and Norberto Bobbio (1909).

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