David Easton

1917 - 2014

David Easton

David Easton (June 24, 1917 – July 19, 2014) was a Canadian-born American political scientist. Easton, who was born in Toronto, Ontario, came to the United States in 1943. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Easton has received more than 221,270 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular political scientist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among political scientists, David Easton ranks 16 out of 26Before him are Robert A. Dahl, Christian Lous Lange, Gene Sharp, Maurice Duverger, Johan Galtung, and Joseph Nye. After him are Aleksandr Dugin, Robert D. Putnam, Muhammad Asad, Arend Lijphart, Norman Finkelstein, and Leonard Hobhouse.

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Among people born in 1917, David Easton ranks 76Before him are Ko Arima, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Augusto Roa Bastos, Magda Szabó, Obdulio Varela, and Zhang Chunqiao. After him are Yigael Yadin, Otto Kittel, Vera Lynn, Pedro Infante, László Szabó, and Yukio Tsuda. Among people deceased in 2014, David Easton ranks 84Before him are Valeri Kubasov, Karl Albrecht, Viktor Tikhonov, Gabriel Axel, Menahem Golan, and Lorna Wing. After him are Billy Milligan, Joan Rivers, Vladimir Beara, Vujadin Boškov, Johnny Winter, and Larry Scott.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, David Easton ranks 68 out of 840Before him are Donald O. Hebb (1904), David H. Hubel (1926), Steven Pinker (1954), Rachel McAdams (1978), Rudolph A. Marcus (1923), and Geneviève Bujold (1942). After him are Justin Bieber (1994), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Mike Myers (1963), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Mylène Farmer (1961), and Carrie-Anne Moss (1967).


Among political scientists born in Canada, David Easton ranks 1

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