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Edward de Bono

1933 - 2021

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward de Bono has received more than 719,890 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Edward de Bono is the 365th most popular philosopher (up from 396th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Malta (down from 2nd in 2019) 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 365 out of 1,081Before him are Nachmanides, Uriel da Costa, Macrobius, Alexandre Kojève, Mulla Sadra, and Ronald Dworkin. After him are Günther Anders, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Archelaus, Johann Georg Hamann, Moses Hess, and Masanobu Fukuoka.

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Among people born in 1933, Edward de Bono ranks 60Before him are Henri, Count of Paris, Ali Shariati, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Larry King, and Ilia II of Georgia. After him are Corazon Aquino, Than Shwe, Edmund Phelps, Henryk Górecki, Tomislav Ivić, and Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud. Among people deceased in 2021, Edward de Bono ranks 63Before him are George Jung, E. O. Wilson, Idriss Déby, Nawal El Saadawi, John McAfee, and Larry King. After him are Noah Gordon, Dean Stockwell, Pat Hitchcock, Norodom Ranariddh, Kåre Willoch, and Bernard Tapie.

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In Malta

Among people born in Malta, Edward de Bono ranks 3 out of 66Before him are Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1876) and George Vella (1942). After him are Agatha Barbara (1923), Frans Sammut (1945), George Abela (1948), Guido de Marco (1931), Anthony Mamo (1909), Eddie Fenech Adami (1934), Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca (1958), Saint Publius (100), and Prosper Grech (1925).


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