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Georg Jellinek

1851 - 1911

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Georg Jellinek (16 June 1851 – 12 January 1911) was a German public lawyer and was considered to be "the exponent of public law in Austria“. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Jellinek has received more than 105,337 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Georg Jellinek is the 6th most popular political scientist (up from 9th in 2019), the 590th most popular biography from Germany (up from 678th in 2019) and the most popular German Political Scientist.

Georg Jellinek is most famous for his theory of the three stages of moral development. He argued that there are three stages in moral development: the sensual, the intellectual, and the spiritual. The sensual stage is characterized by a focus on physical pleasures and desires. The intellectual stage is characterized by a focus on abstract principles and the laws of nature. The spiritual stage is characterized by a focus on the divine and the eternal.

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Among political scientists, Georg Jellinek ranks 6 out of 29Before him are Zygmunt Bauman, Samuel P. Huntington, Étienne de La Boétie, Francis Fukuyama, and Harold Lasswell. After him are Hans Morgenthau, Christian Lous Lange, Benedict Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf, Robert A. Dahl, and Johan Galtung.

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Among people born in 1851, Georg Jellinek ranks 7Before him are Ferdinand Foch, Arthur Evans, Empress Myeongseong, Emile Berliner, Louise of Sweden, and Margherita of Savoy. After him are Ismail Gaspirali, Peder Severin Krøyer, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Léon Bourgeois, and Martinus Beijerinck. Among people deceased in 1911, Georg Jellinek ranks 10Before him are Francis Galton, Alfred Binet, Joseph Pulitzer, Pyotr Stolypin, Paul Lafargue, and Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. After him are Emilio Salgari, Valentin Serov, Maria Pia of Savoy, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Edward Whymper, and Ahmed ‘Urabi.

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Among people born in Germany, Georg Jellinek ranks 590 out of 6,142Before him are Hans Luther (1879), Philipp Scheidemann (1865), Willi Stoph (1914), Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1819), Nina Hagen (1955), and Albert, King of Sweden (1340). After him are Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Felix Hoffmann (1868), Oliver Kahn (1969), and Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801).


Among political scientists born in Germany, Georg Jellinek ranks 1After him are Hans Morgenthau (1904), Ralf Dahrendorf (1929), and Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut (1772).