George Gerbner

1919 - 2005

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George Gerbner (August 8, 1919 – December 24, 2005) was a professor of communication and the founder of cultivation theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Gerbner has received more than 134,131 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). George Gerbner is the 931st most popular philosopher, the 336th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 366th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Hungarian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, George Gerbner ranks 931 out of 1,089Before him are Ramiro Ledesma Ramos, Daniel Bensaïd, Rudolf Stammler, Lysander Spooner, Edmund Gettier, and Caspar Bartholin the Elder. After him are Herbert Feigl, Fernando Savater, Jaimini, Dominicus Gundissalinus, Harald Høffding, and Nikolay Lossky.

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Among people born in 1919, George Gerbner ranks 168Before him are Gene Barry, Howard Keel, François Bordes, Mariano Martín, Michèle Arnaud, and Benny Moré. After him are Ivan Sidorenko, I. K. Gujral, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński, Maurice Boitel, and Pál Losonczi. Among people deceased in 2005, George Gerbner ranks 150Before him are Donald Watson, Sangoulé Lamizana, André Waterkeyn, Serge Lang, Shoji Nishio, and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. After him are Ossie Davis, Laurel Aitken, Camillo Felgen, Marga López, Gordon Gould, and Clemente Domínguez y Gómez.

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Among people born in Hungary, George Gerbner ranks 336 out of 696Before him are Andrew G. Vajna (1944), Dora Pejačević (1885), József Tóth (1929), Zsigmond Móricz (1879), György Szűcs (1912), and Rosika Schwimmer (1877). After him are Endre Szemerédi (1940), László Kovács (1939), Agnes Simon (1935), Péter Erdő (1952), Pál Losonczi (1919), and Iván Fischer (1951).


Among philosophers born in Hungary, George Gerbner ranks 5Before him are György Lukács (1885), Imre Lakatos (1922), Ágnes Heller (1929), and Ervin László (1932). After him are Thomas Sebeok (1920) and Stanley Jaki (1924).