Seymour Martin Lipset

1922 - 2006

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Seymour Martin Lipset (March 18, 1922 – December 31, 2006) was an American sociologist. His major work was in the fields of political sociology, trade union organization, social stratification, public opinion, and the sociology of intellectual life. He also wrote extensively about the conditions for democracy in comparative perspective. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seymour Martin Lipset has received more than 181,679 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Seymour Martin Lipset is the 39th most popular sociologist (down from 34th in 2019), the 2,924th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,325th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Seymour Martin Lipset ranks 39 out of 54. Before him are Herbert Blumer, Georges Gurvitch, Amitai Etzioni, David Riesman, Edwin Sutherland, and Andre Gunder Frank. After him are Charles Tilly, Basil Bernstein, Nils Christie, Marcel Granet, Juan José Linz, and Howard S. Becker.

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Among people born in 1922, Seymour Martin Lipset ranks 151Before him are Bea Arthur, Paul Scofield, Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg, Vasko Popa, Stanley Schachter, and Dorothy Dandridge. After him are Corneille Guillaume Beverloo, Otl Aicher, Alexander Zinoviev, Micheline Presle, Albert Lamorisse, and Luis Somoza Debayle. Among people deceased in 2006, Seymour Martin Lipset ranks 113Before him are Milan Babić, Marie Tharp, Marek Grechuta, Trevor Berbick, David Gemmell, and Pietro Rava. After him are Johannes Willebrands, Malcolm Arnold, Alexander Zinoviev, Mickey Hargitay, Jerry Brudos, and Mako.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Seymour Martin Lipset ranks 2,924 out of 15,968. Before him are Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Bobby Darin (1936), Dorothy Gibson (1889), Bill Duke (1943), Helen Parkhurst (1886), and Elizabeth McGovern (1961). After him are Charles Napier (1936), Ellen Church (1904), Scott Carpenter (1925), Divine (1945), Don McLean (1945), and Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United States

Among sociologists born in United States, Seymour Martin Lipset ranks 12Before him are Robert E. Park (1864), W. I. Thomas (1863), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Herbert Blumer (1900), David Riesman (1909), and Edwin Sutherland (1883). After him are Charles Tilly (1929), Howard S. Becker (1928), James Samuel Coleman (1926), Robert N. Bellah (1927), George Ritzer (1940), and Robert Nisbet (1913).