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Edward Luttwak

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Edward Nicolae Luttwak (born 4 November 1942) is an American author known for his works on grand strategy, military strategy, geoeconomics, military history, and international relations. He is best known for being the author of Coup d'État: A Practical Handbook. His book Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace, also published in Chinese, Russian and ten other languages, is widely used at war colleges around the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Luttwak has received more than 468,841 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Luttwak is the 181st most popular historian (up from 198th in 2019), the 176th most popular biography from Romania (up from 193rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Romanian Historian.

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Among historians, Edward Luttwak ranks 181 out of 339Before him are Heinrich Graetz, Bernard Desclot, Hermann Abert, Paisius of Hilendar, Edgar Quinet, and Philistus. After him are Charles Forbes René de Montalembert, Mirkhvand, Gerardus Vossius, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Walter Laqueur, and Quentin Skinner.

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Among people born in 1942, Edward Luttwak ranks 229Before him are Vladimír Dzurilla, Dennis Meadows, Jorge Ben, Eliso Virsaladze, Martin Rees, and Shere Hite. After him are David Stern, Clarence Clemons, Ivan Mládek, Heidi Brühl, Lawrence Weiner, and Ricardo Ezzati Andrello.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Edward Luttwak ranks 176 out of 665Before him are Stephen Pongracz (1582), Constantin Prezan (1861), Francis I Rákóczi (1645), Angela Gheorghiu (1965), Nicholas Alexander of Wallachia (null), and Tudor Arghezi (1880). After him are Benjamin Fondane (1898), Lucian Mureșan (1931), Barbu Știrbey (1872), Gheorghe Popescu (1967), Brunó Ferenc Straub (1914), and Michael II Apafi (1676).

Among HISTORIANS In Romania

Among historians born in Romania, Edward Luttwak ranks 3Before him are Mircea Eliade (1907) and Arnold Hauser (1892). After him are Neagu Djuvara (1916).