Thomas Luckmann

1927 - 2016

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Thomas Luckmann (; October 14, 1927 – May 10, 2016) was an American-Austrian sociologist of German and Slovene origin who taught mainly in Germany. Born in Jesenice, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Luckmann studied philosophy and linguistics at the University of Vienna and the University of Innsbruck. He married Benita Petkevic in 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Luckmann has received more than 94,299 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Luckmann is the 30th most popular sociologist (down from 27th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 22nd in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Thomas Luckmann ranks 30 out of 54Before him are Paul Lazarsfeld, Robert E. Park, Stuart Hall, Ziya Gökalp, W. I. Thomas, and Harold Garfinkel. After him are Saskia Sassen, Ludwig Gumplowicz, Herbert Blumer, Georges Gurvitch, Amitai Etzioni, and David Riesman.

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Among people born in 1927, Thomas Luckmann ranks 90Before him are Ram Narayan, Alan MacDiarmid, Günter Guillaume, Jean-Claude Pascal, Eartha Kitt, and Gabdulkhay Akhatov. After him are Hamed Karoui, Pierre Alechinsky, Allan Kaprow, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, R. D. Laing, and Éva Székely. Among people deceased in 2016, Thomas Luckmann ranks 87Before him are Seymour Papert, Walter Kohn, Maria Teresa de Filippis, André Courrèges, Edward Albee, and Bata Živojinović. After him are Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Queen Anne of Romania, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Guy Hamilton, and Corry Brokken.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Thomas Luckmann ranks 21 out of 247Before him are Jernej Kopitar (1780), Borut Pahor (1963), Janez Janša (1958), Santorio Santorio (1561), Primož Trubar (1508), and Janez Drnovšek (1950). After him are Jacobus Gallus (1550), Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Nino Benvenuti (1938), Anton Korošec (1872), Danilo Türk (1952), and Branko Oblak (1947).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In Slovenia

Among sociologists born in Slovenia, Thomas Luckmann ranks 1