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Jean Ziegler

1934 - Today

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Jean Ziegler (French: [ziglɛʁ]; born Hans Ziegler, 19 April 1934) is a Swiss former professor of sociology at the University of Geneva and the Sorbonne, Paris, and former vice-president of the Advisory Committee to the United Nations Human Rights Council. He was previously Member of the Swiss Parliament for the Social Democrats from 1981 to 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Ziegler has received more than 175,033 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jean Ziegler is the 720th most popular philosopher (down from 652nd in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 183rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swiss Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Jean Ziegler ranks 720 out of 1,081Before him are Lucien Goldmann, Hermarchus, Yang Xiong, Asclepigenia, Wolfhart Pannenberg, and Arnold Geulincx. After him are Hermann von Keyserling, Peter John Olivi, Daisaku Ikeda, Jakob Lorber, Pantaenus, and Anania Shirakatsi.

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Among people born in 1934, Jean Ziegler ranks 139Before him are Elgin Baylor, Jean Chrétien, Raina Kabaivanska, Franc Rode, Jacques Loussier, and Linda Cristal. After him are Freddie King, Omar Karami, Yoshio Furukawa, Marc Rich, Alisa Freindlich, and Kira Muratova.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jean Ziegler ranks 212 out of 876Before him are Matthias Zurbriggen (1856), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Ferdinand Kübler (1919), André Abegglen (1909), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), and Pascal Couchepin (1942). After him are Carlo Fontana (1638), Jost Amman (1539), Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698), Heinrich Glarean (1488), Jean Vanier (1928), and Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (1718).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Switzerland

Among philosophers born in Switzerland, Jean Ziegler ranks 7Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712), Benjamin Constant (1767), Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), Frithjof Schuon (1907), Emil Brunner (1889), and Denis de Rougemont (1906). After him are Jean Vanier (1928), Jean Starobinski (1920), Emer de Vattel (1714), Edmond Privat (1889), Karl Ludwig von Haller (1768), and Tariq Ramadan (1962).