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Giovanni Arrighi

1937 - 2009

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Giovanni Arrighi (7 July 1937 – 18 June 2009) was an Italian economist, sociologist and world-systems analyst, from 1998 a Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Arrighi has received more than 149,828 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Giovanni Arrighi is the 222nd most popular economist (down from 209th in 2019), the 2,629th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,552nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Economist.

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Among economists, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 222 out of 315Before him are Nassau William Senior, David D. Friedman, Jon Elster, Benjamin Tucker, E. F. Schumacher, and Henry Hazlitt. After him are Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, George Shultz, Fritz Machlup, Colin Clark, Johann Karl Rodbertus, and Étienne Laspeyres.

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Among people born in 1937, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 209Before him are Eduard Artemyev, Wanda Jackson, Giacomo Rizzolatti, Guy Marchand, Jaime Lerner, and Harri Holkeri. After him are María Kodama, Gaston Roelants, Klim Churyumov, Glen A. Larson, Lluís Martínez Sistach, and David Mumford. Among people deceased in 2009, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 145Before him are Amir Pnueli, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Fritz Darges, Roy E. Disney, Valentin Varennikov, and Grigore Vieru. After him are Pierre Harmel, Jim Carroll, Pierre Gamarra, Kazumi Takada, Abdellatif Filali, and Lyudmila Zykina.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 2,629 out of 4,668Before him are Pietro Vierchowod (1959), Walter de Silva (1951), Lorenzo Lippi (1606), Aristotele Fioravanti (1415), Danny Huston (1962), and Mario Scelba (1901). After him are Maurizio Arrivabene (1957), Tullio Lombardo (1455), Sergio Balanzino (1934), Octavia the Elder (-100), Amleto Giovanni Cicognani (1883), and Proculus (300).


Among economists born in Italy, Giovanni Arrighi ranks 4Before him are Mario Draghi (1947), Franco Modigliani (1918), and Piero Sraffa (1898). After him are Pier Carlo Padoan (1950), Alberto Alesina (1957), and Daniele Archibugi (1958).