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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 114,141 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Thomas Luckmann is the 29th most popular sociologist (up from 30th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 21st in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Thomas Luckmann ranks 29 out of 54Before him are Paul Lazarsfeld, Robert Michels, Stuart Hall, Ziya Gökalp, Robert E. Park, and W. I. Thomas. After him are Harold Garfinkel, Saskia Sassen, Ludwig Gumplowicz, Georges Gurvitch, Amitai Etzioni, and Herbert Blumer.

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Among people born in 1927, Thomas Luckmann ranks 84Before him are Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Jerry Stiller, Enzo Bearzot, Dana Elcar, Jupp Derwall, and Megumu Tamura. After him are Gabdulkhay Akhatov, Eartha Kitt, Alan MacDiarmid, Claude Gensac, Lee Grant, and Ram Narayan. Among people deceased in 2016, Thomas Luckmann ranks 93Before him are Glenn Frey, Maria Teresa de Filippis, Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Michael Massee, and Kenny Baker. After him are Claude Gensac, Henry Heimlich, Gordie Howe, Garry Marshall, Chris Amon, and Mohamed Abdelaziz.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Thomas Luckmann ranks 24 out of 295Before him are Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827), Jernej Kopitar (1780), Janez Drnovšek (1950), Jacobus Gallus (1550), Primož Trubar (1508), and Aleksander Čeferin (1967). After him are Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Danilo Türk (1952), Anton Korošec (1872), Branko Oblak (1947), Nino Benvenuti (1938), and Anna of Cilli (1380).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In Slovenia

Among sociologists born in Slovenia, Thomas Luckmann ranks 1