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Antonio Negri

1933 - Today

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Negri has received more than 532,435 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Antonio Negri is the 402nd most popular philosopher (down from 361st in 2019), the 1,142nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,021st in 2019) and the 30th most popular Italian Philosopher.

Antonio Negri is most famous for his work on the theory of "biopolitics," which he developed with Michael Hardt. Biopolitics is a form of power that operates through the control of life itself, and is exercised by the state, corporations, and other institutions.

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Among philosophers, Antonio Negri ranks 402 out of 1,081Before him are Paul Natorp, Nicephorus Gregoras, Heinrich Rickert, Luce Irigaray, Christian Thomasius, and Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais. After him are Charles Taylor, Nasir Khusraw, Francis Hutcheson, Jyotirao Phule, Ágnes Heller, and Étienne Cabet.

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Among people born in 1933, Antonio Negri ranks 67Before him are Corazon Aquino, Than Shwe, Edmund Phelps, Henryk Górecki, Tomislav Ivić, and Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. After him are Elizabeth Montgomery, David McCallum, Mathieu Kérékou, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Curl, and John Mayall.

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Among people born in Italy, Antonio Negri ranks 1,142 out of 4,668Before him are Constantina (325), Giovanni Sartori (1924), Giuseppe Castiglione (1688), Alessandro Stradella (1643), Eugenia of Rome (180), and Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (1918). After him are Valentino Rossi (1979), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), Frederick of Naples (1451), Gerard of Csanád (980), Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1533), and Lucilla (150).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Antonio Negri ranks 30Before him are Aristoxenus (-360), Giovanni Gentile (1875), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), and Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313). After him are Lucilio Vanini (1585), Brunetto Latini (1220), Norberto Bobbio (1909), Dicaearchus (-350), Vittorino da Feltre (1378), and Thomas Cajetan (1469).