György Lukács

1885 - 1971

György Lukács

György Lukács (also Georg Bernard Baron Lukács von Szegedin; 13 April 1885 – 4 June 1971), born György Bernát Löwinger, was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher, aesthetician, literary historian, and critic. He was one of the founders of Western Marxism, an interpretive tradition that departed from the Marxist ideological orthodoxy of the Soviet Union. He developed the theory of reification, and contributed to Marxist theory with developments of Karl Marx's theory of class consciousness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of György Lukács has received more than 546,443 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 135th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, György Lukács ranks 133 out of 1,005Before him are Marsilio Ficino, Martin Buber, Henri de Saint-Simon, Giambattista Vico, John Wycliffe, and Pyrrho. After him are Emanuel Swedenborg, Isocrates, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Edith Stein, Johann Friedrich Herbart, and Jiddu Krishnamurti.

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Among people born in 1885, György Lukács ranks 2Before him is Niels Bohr. After him are George S. Patton, Ezra Pound, Karen Blixen, Albert Kesselring, Alban Berg, Hermann Hoth, François Mauriac, Julius Streicher, Robert Delaunay, and Umberto Nobile. Among people deceased in 1971, György Lukács ranks 6Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, Louis Armstrong, and Jim Morrison. After him are Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, François Duvalier, Fernandel, Lawrence Bragg, and Paul Karrer.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, György Lukács ranks 19 out of 500Before him are Louis II of Hungary (1506), Imre Nagy (1896), Gaiseric (389), Imre Kertész (1929), Count of St. Germain (1712), and Robert Capa (1913). After him are Árpád (845), Ignaz Semmelweis (1818), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Victor Vasarely (1906), and Dennis Gabor (1900).


Among philosophers born in Hungary, György Lukács ranks 2Before him are Count of St. Germain (1712). After him are Imre Lakatos (1922), Ágnes Heller (1929), Ervin László (1932), George Gerbner (null), and Thomas Sebeok (1920).

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