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Klaus Schwab

1938 - Today

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Klaus Martin Schwab (German pronunciation: [klaʊs ˈmaʁtiːn ʃvaːp]; born 30 March 1938) is a German engineer, economist and founder of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Schwab has received more than 3,204,653 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Klaus Schwab is the 31st most popular economist (up from 122nd in 2019), the 384th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,357th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Economist.

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Among ECONOMISTS

Among economists, Klaus Schwab ranks 31 out of 315Before him are Herbert A. Simon, Simon Kuznets, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, William Petty, Carl Menger, and Barack Obama Sr.. After him are Alexander Hamilton, Ronald Coase, Gunnar Myrdal, Léon Walras, Karl Polanyi, and Benjamin Graham.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Klaus Schwab ranks 27Before him are Jerry Brown, Natalie Wood, Luis Aragonés, Rod Laver, Giuliano Gemma, and Mireille Darc. After him are Vladimir Vysotsky, Bernie Madoff, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liv Ullmann, Albert Fert, and Abulfaz Elchibey.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Schwab ranks 384 out of 6,142Before him are Georg von Küchler (1881), Joachim Löw (1960), Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787), Helmuth Weidling (1891), Ulrike Meinhof (1934), and Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904). After him are Alfred von Schlieffen (1833), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926), Traudl Junge (1920), and Leo von Caprivi (1831).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Klaus Schwab ranks 2Before him are Karl Marx (1818). After him are Wassily Leontief (1906), Friedrich List (1789), Werner Sombart (1863), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Alfred Weber (1868), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Oskar Morgenstern (1902).

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