Ernesto Laclau

1935 - 2014

Ernesto Laclau

Ernesto Laclau (Spanish: [laˈklau]; 6 October 1935 – 13 April 2014) was an Argentine political theorist and philosopher. He is often described as an 'inventor' of post-Marxist political theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernesto Laclau has received more than 177,696 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 392nd most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Ernesto Laclau ranks 390 out of 1,005Before him are Thomas Cajetan, Miskawayh, Arnobius, George Santayana, Johannes Althusius, and Karl Rahner. After him are Nachmanides, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Agrippa the Skeptic, Lucilio Vanini, Étienne Cabet, and Mulla Sadra.

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Among people born in 1935, Ernesto Laclau ranks 43Before him are Wim Duisenberg, Brian Clough, William Friedkin, Giya Kancheli, Ken Kesey, and Akira Kitaguchi. After him are Adnan Khashoggi, David Harvey, Dominique Venner, Pranab Mukherjee, Mylène Demongeot, and Ei-ichi Negishi. Among people deceased in 2014, Ernesto Laclau ranks 41Before him are Robert A. Dahl, Luise Rainer, Daniel Keyes, Masaru Emoto, Richard Møller Nielsen, and Karlheinz Böhm. After him are Hans Hollein, Dale T. Mortensen, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Stephanie Kwolek, Gerald Edelman, and Dobrica Ćosić.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Ernesto Laclau ranks 35 out of 659Before him are Luis Monti (1901), Richard Walther Darré (1895), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Diego Simeone (1970), Alberto Granado (1922), and Néstor Kirchner (1950). After him are Manuel Belgrano (1770), Lucio Fontana (1899), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), Mauricio Macri (1959), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), and César Luis Menotti (1938).