Edward de Bono

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Edward Charles Francis Publius de Bono (19 May 1933 – 9 June 2021) was a Maltese physician, psychologist, author, inventor, philosopher, and consultant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward de Bono has received more than 673,067 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward de Bono is the 396th most popular philosopher (down from 368th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Malta and the most popular Maltese Philosopher.

Edward de Bono is a Maltese physician and psychologist. He is most famous for his work in the fields of creative thinking and lateral thinking.

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Among philosophers, Edward de Bono ranks 396 out of 1,089Before him are Franz Rosenzweig, Ágnes Heller, Christian Thomasius, Daniel Dennett, Alexandre Koyré, and Johannes Althusius. After him are Thomas Cajetan, Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Pierre d'Ailly, Arnobius, and Bernard of Chartres.

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Among people born in 1933, Edward de Bono ranks 65Before him are Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Danny Aiello, Edmund Phelps, Henri, Count of Paris, Yasukazu Tanaka, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko. After him are Piero Manzoni, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David McCallum, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Cormac McCarthy, and Robert Shavlakadze.

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In Malta

Among people born in Malta, Edward de Bono ranks 2 out of 53Before him are Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1876). After him are George Vella (1942), Frans Sammut (1945), Agatha Barbara (1923), George Abela (1948), Guido de Marco (1931), Eddie Fenech Adami (1934), Prosper Grech (1925), Anthony Mamo (1909), Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca (1958), and Saint Publius (100).


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