Peter Drucker

1909 - 2005

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Peter Ferdinand Drucker (; German: [ˈdʀʊkɐ]; November 19, 1909 – November 11, 2005) was an Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as "the founder of modern management".Drucker's books and articles, both scholarly and popular, explored how humans are organized across the business, government, and nonprofit sectors of society. He is one of the best-known and most widely influential thinkers and writers on the subject of management theory and practice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Drucker has received more than 2,657,321 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Peter Drucker is the 224th most popular writer (up from 273rd in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Austria (up from 75th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Writer.

Peter Drucker is most famous for his work in the field of management. He is best known for his book, "The Practice of Management."

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Among writers, Peter Drucker ranks 224 out of 5,755Before him are Terry Pratchett, Peter Handke, Luís de Camões, Ray Bradbury, Luigi Pirandello, and John Milton. After him are Johanna Spyri, Nikos Kazantzakis, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Maurice Leblanc, Al-Masudi, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Among people born in 1909, Peter Drucker ranks 5Before him are Stepan Bandera, Eugène Ionesco, Osamu Dazai, and Juliana of the Netherlands. After him are Simone Weil, Andrei Gromyko, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Francis Bacon, Victor Borge, Nicholas Winton, and U Thant. Among people deceased in 2005, Peter Drucker ranks 5Before him are Pope John Paul II, Edward Heath, Rosa Parks, and Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. After him are George Best, Claude Simon, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Paul Ricœur, Simon Wiesenthal, Arthur Miller, and Rinus Michels.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Peter Drucker ranks 63 out of 1,237Before him are Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), Peter Handke (1942), Christian Doppler (1803), Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856), Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), and Anton Webern (1883). After him are Josef Bican (1913), Fritz Lang (1890), Billy Wilder (1906), Carl Czerny (1791), Martin Buber (1878), and Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Peter Drucker ranks 4Before him are Franz Kafka (1883), Stefan Zweig (1881), and Peter Handke (1942). After him are Robert Musil (1880), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Sándor Márai (1900), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), and Georg Trakl (1887).