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 2,552,550 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Drucker is the 273rd most popular writer (down from 264th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Austria (down from 70th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian 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 273 out of 5,794Before him are Antonin Artaud, Shota Rustaveli, Amos Oz, Fuzûlî, Carlos Castaneda, and Friedrich Hölderlin. After him are William Wordsworth, Adam Mickiewicz, Paul Valéry, Jordanes, Karl May, and Alice Munro.

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Among people born in 1909, Peter Drucker ranks 4Before him are Eugène Ionesco, Juliana of the Netherlands, and Simone Weil. After him are Francis Bacon, Andrei Gromyko, Stepan Bandera, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Kwame Nkrumah, U Thant, Osamu Dazai, and Elia Kazan. Among people deceased in 2005, Peter Drucker ranks 6Before him are Pope John Paul II, Rosa Parks, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, George Best, and Rinus Michels. After him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Arthur Miller, Paul Ricœur, Claude Simon, Rafic Hariri, and Simon Wiesenthal.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Peter Drucker ranks 75 out of 1,075Before him are Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Fritz Lang (1890), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Heinrich Harrer (1912), Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802), and Carl Czerny (1791). After him are Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), Wilhelm Reich (1897), Otto Wagner (1841), Pope Gregory V (972), Melanie Klein (1882), and Maria Anna Mozart (1751).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Peter Drucker ranks 5Before him are Franz Kafka (1883), Stefan Zweig (1881), Peter Handke (1942), and Robert Musil (1880). After him are Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Sándor Márai (1900), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Georg Trakl (1887), and Gustav Meyrink (1868).