Samir Amin

1931 - 2018

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Samir Amin (Arabic: سمير أمين) (3 September 1931 – 12 August 2018) was an Egyptian-French Marxian economist, political scientist and world-systems analyst. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samir Amin has received more than 458,018 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Samir Amin is the 5,644th most popular politician (down from 5,108th in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 231st in 2019) and the 123rd most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Samir Amin ranks 5,644 out of 19,576Before him are Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia, Christian Michelsen, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, and Bidzina Ivanishvili. After him are Arnulf III, Count of Flanders, Tokugawa Ienari, Diana Abgar, Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, Dragiša Cvetković, and Bernardino Machado.

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Among people born in 1931, Samir Amin ranks 90Before him are Takashi Takabayashi, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Sergio Sebastiani, Nikolai Chernykh, Johnny Kitagawa, and Anthony de Mello. After him are Tomi Ungerer, Jack Swigert, John Charles, Juan Goytisolo, Mike Nichols, and Angie Dickinson. Among people deceased in 2018, Samir Amin ranks 76Before him are Christine Nöstlinger, Quini, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Efraín Ríos Montt, and Henri Michel. After him are Whitey Bulger, James Mirrlees, Odvar Nordli, Richard Pipes, Robert Faurisson, and Uri Avnery.

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Among people born in Egypt, Samir Amin ranks 254 out of 642Before him are Merytre-Hatshepsut (-1500), Youssef Chahine (1926), Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa (700), Nepherites II (-400), Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), and Ammonius Hermiae (440). After him are Narriman Sadek (1933), Achilles Tatius (200), Pope Dioscorus I of Alexandria (444), Ahmose (-1504), Ahmed Shawqi (1868), and Marika Rökk (1913).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Samir Amin ranks 123Before him are Osorkon II (-1000), Sekhemre Khutawy Sobekhotep (-1800), Neferkare II (-2150), Solamish (1272), Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa (700), and Nepherites II (-400). After him are Ahmose (-1504), Ahmed Shafik (1941), Menkare (-2200), Sobekhotep IV (-1700), Thamphthis (-2600), and Khendjer (-1800).