Walter Laqueur

1921 - 2018

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Walter Ze'ev Laqueur (26 May 1921 – 30 September 2018) was a German-born American historian, journalist and political commentator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Laqueur has received more than 148,358 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Walter Laqueur is the 236th most popular historian (down from 201st in 2019), the 683rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 584th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Historian.

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Among historians, Walter Laqueur ranks 236 out of 341Before him are Moritz Cantor, Charles Barbier de Meynard, André Clot, Frederick Jackson Turner, Johannes Meursius, and Ivane Javakhishvili. After him are Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Alexander Kazhdan, Stephen E. Ambrose, Natalie Zemon Davis, Edwin O. Reischauer, and Christopher Hill.

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Among people born in 1921, Walter Laqueur ranks 212Before him are Imre Kovács, Guy Laroche, Buddy Rogers, Leo Penn, Ezzard Charles, and Jamie Uys. After him are Harry Schell, Rinaldo Martino, Kazimierz Górski, Paulo Evaristo Arns, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, and Chuck Connors. Among people deceased in 2018, Walter Laqueur ranks 206Before him are Mohammed Karim Lamrani, Barbara Harris, René Houseman, Frank Carlucci, Penny Marshall, and Thomas S. Monson. After him are Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab, Leonid Kadeniuk, Nancy Roman, Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, XXXTentacion, and María Dolores Pradera.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Walter Laqueur ranks 683 out of 1,231Before him are Eugen Schüfftan (1893), Maryla Rodowicz (1945), Adam Michnik (1946), Willy Fritsch (1901), Karol Borsuk (1905), and Aleksander Wolszczan (1946). After him are Tadeusz Konwicki (1926), Abraham Robinson (1918), Gustav Adolf von Götzen (1866), Theodor Kotschy (1813), Jan Olszewski (1930), and Agnieszka Osiecka (1936).

Among HISTORIANS In Poland

Among historians born in Poland, Walter Laqueur ranks 9Before him are Richard Pipes (1923), Otto von Gierke (1841), Heinrich Graetz (1817), Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821), Gottfried Achenwall (1719), and Karl Otfried Müller (1797). After him are Fritz Stern (1926) and Jan T. Gross (1947).