Tony Cliff

1917 - 2000

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Tony Cliff (born Yigael Glückstein (Hebrew: יגאל גליקשטיין); 20 May 1917 – 9 April 2000) was a Trotskyist activist. Born to a Jewish family in Palestine, he moved to Britain in 1947 and by the end of the 1950s had assumed the pen name of Tony Cliff. A founding member of the Socialist Review Group, which became the International Socialists and then the Socialist Workers Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Cliff has received more than 157,681 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Tony Cliff is the 4,508th most popular writer (up from 4,523rd in 2019), the 246th most popular biography from Israel and the 13th most popular Israeli Writer.

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Among writers, Tony Cliff ranks 4,508 out of 5,794Before him are Nancy Huston, Francis de Miomandre, Lars Ahlin, Anatole Le Braz, János Pilinszky, and Richard Llewellyn. After him are George Holyoake, Bel Kaufman, Dee Brown, J. Slauerhoff, Philippe Claudel, and Patrick Rothfuss.

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Among people born in 1917, Tony Cliff ranks 216Before him are Durward Knowles, June Foray, Virginia Grey, Jean Lucas, Madeleine Robinson, and Richard Boone. After him are Edgar Barth, Simon Slåttvik, Kusuo Kitamura, Robert Fano, Sidney Nolan, and Carlo Cassola. Among people deceased in 2000, Tony Cliff ranks 202Before him are Alfred Bohrmann, Vincentas Sladkevičius, Spyridon Chazapis, Policarpo Paz García, George Koltanowski, and Jacques Laurent. After him are Dimitrios Drivas, Yokozuna, Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Richard Mulligan, Marc Davis, and Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Tony Cliff ranks 246 out of 389Before him are Isaac Herzog (1960), Hiam Abbass (1960), Joan of Acre (1272), Naftali Bennett (1972), Benny Morris (1948), and Yossi Sarid (1940). After him are Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (1944), Yossi Beilin (1948), Gideon Levy (1953), S. Yizhar (1916), Yossi Benayoun (1980), and Yasmin Levy (1975).

Among WRITERS In Israel

Among writers born in Israel, Tony Cliff ranks 13Before him are A. B. Yehoshua (1936), May Ziade (1886), Ahron Daum (1951), Emile Habibi (1922), Etgar Keret (1967), and Meir Shalev (1948). After him are Gideon Levy (1953), Amira Hass (1956), Rami Saari (1963), Nadav Lapid (1975), and Lucy Ayoub (1992).