Samuel P. Huntington

1927 - 2008

Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an American political scientist, adviser and academic. He spent more than half a century at Harvard University, where he was director of Harvard's Center for International Affairs and the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor. During the presidency of Jimmy Carter, Huntington was the White House Coordinator of Security Planning for the National Security Council. During the 1980s Apartheid era in South Africa, he served as an adviser to P. W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel P. Huntington has received more than 955,949 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular political scientist.

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Among political scientists, Samuel P. Huntington ranks 2 out of 26Before him are Zygmunt Bauman. After him are Étienne de La Boétie, Francis Fukuyama, Harold Lasswell, Hans Morgenthau, Benedict Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf, Georg Jellinek, Robert A. Dahl, Christian Lous Lange, and Gene Sharp.

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Among people born in 1927, Samuel P. Huntington ranks 11Before him are Bhumibol Adulyadej, Olof Palme, Gina Lollobrigida, Roger Moore, Peter Falk, and Turgut Özal. After him are Antônio Carlos Jobim, Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Kim Young-sam. Among people deceased in 2008, Samuel P. Huntington ranks 11Before him are Bobby Fischer, Arthur C. Clarke, Albert Hofmann, Irena Sendler, Charlton Heston, and Suharto. After him are Chinghiz Aitmatov, Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, Harold Pinter, Sydney Pollack, and Miriam Makeba.

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Among people born in United States, Samuel P. Huntington ranks 232 out of 12,171Before him are Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Colonel Sanders (1890), Whitney Houston (1963), Josephine Baker (1906), Leonard Bernstein (1918), and Barry White (1944). After him are Robert Duvall (1931), Nina Simone (1933), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Gene Hackman (1930), Ava Gardner (1922), and Arthur Miller (1915).


Among political scientists born in United States, Samuel P. Huntington ranks 1After him are Francis Fukuyama (1952), Harold Lasswell (1902), Robert A. Dahl (1915), Gene Sharp (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), Robert D. Putnam (1941), Norman Finkelstein (1953), William Graham Sumner (1840), John Mearsheimer (1947), and Robert Keohane (1941).

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