Arend Lijphart

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Arend d'Angremond Lijphart (born 17 August 1936) is a Dutch-American political scientist specializing in comparative politics, elections and voting systems, democratic institutions, and ethnicity and politics. He is Research Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arend Lijphart has received more than 142,980 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Arend Lijphart is the 21st most popular political scientist (down from 20th in 2019), the 314th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 307th in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Political Scientist.

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Among political scientists, Arend Lijphart ranks 21 out of 29Before him are David Easton, Joseph Nye, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Aleksandr Dugin, Muhammad Asad, and Robert D. Putnam. After him are John Mearsheimer, Leonard Hobhouse, William Graham Sumner, Robert Keohane, Olivier Roy, and Norman Finkelstein.

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Among people born in 1936, Arend Lijphart ranks 153Before him are Walter Koenig, Siw Malmkvist, Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, and Lee "Scratch" Perry. After him are Hugh Hudson, Masashi Watanabe, Philip Kaufman, Walter Lewin, Edén Pastora, and Robert Langlands.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Arend Lijphart ranks 314 out of 1,209Before him are Henk Sneevliet (1883), Jacob van Eyck (1590), Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657), Piet de Jong (1915), Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), and Ton Koopman (1944). After him are Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Floris IV, Count of Holland (1210), Hans van Breukelen (1956), Jacob Cats (1577), Pieter Boddaert (1730), and Mark van Bommel (1977).


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