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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 363,614 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Samir Amin is the 5,172nd most popular politician (down from 4,459th in 2019), the 232nd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 210th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Samir Amin ranks 5,172 out of 15,577Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Yamato Takeru, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Bermudo III of León, Bairam Khan, and Ninus. After him are Ashraf Pahlavi, Andrés Nin Pérez, Shigechiyo Izumi, Ri Chun-hee, Dino Grandi, and Bahadur Shah I.

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Among people born in 1931, Samir Amin ranks 85Before him are Thorvald Stoltenberg, Igor Oistrakh, Stig Anderson, Toshiki Kaifu, Márta Mészáros, and Tomi Ungerer. After him are John Robert Schrieffer, Jack Swigert, James Tolkan, Mauricio Kagel, Olympia Dukakis, and Peter Collins. Among people deceased in 2018, Samir Amin ranks 69Before him are Dorothy Malone, Anthony Bourdain, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Ruud Lubbers, Thorvald Stoltenberg, and Joe Jackson. After him are Oskar Gröning, Eunice Gayson, Leon M. Lederman, Robert Faurisson, Aharon Appelfeld, and Tom Wolfe.

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Among people born in Egypt, Samir Amin ranks 232 out of 582Before him are Valentinus (100), Tjuyu (-1401), Ka (null), Shoshenq II (-1000), Osorkon II (-1000), and Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901). After him are Ashraf Marwan (1944), Saad Zaghloul (1858), Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), Jawhar (911), and Aybak (1197).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Samir Amin ranks 118Before him are Yuya (-1500), Sekhemre Khutawy Sobekhotep (-1800), Amun-her-khepeshef (-1300), Ka (null), Shoshenq II (-1000), and Osorkon II (-1000). After him are Saad Zaghloul (1858), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), Aybak (1197), Khendjer (-1800), Solamish (1272), and Amyrtaeus (-450).