New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Werner Sombart

1863 - 1941

Photo of Werner Sombart

Icon of person Werner Sombart

Werner Sombart (; German: [ˈzɔmbaʁt]; 19 January 1863 – 18 May 1941) was a German economist, historian and sociologist. Head of the "Youngest Historical School," he was one of the leading Continental European social scientists during the first quarter of the 20th century. The term late capitalism is accredited to him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Sombart has received more than 345,375 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Werner Sombart is the 51st most popular economist (down from 38th in 2019), the 597th most popular biography from Germany (down from 487th in 2019) and the 5th most popular German Economist.

Werner Sombart is most famous for his book, "The Jews and Modern Capitalism."

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Werner Sombarts by language


Among economists, Werner Sombart ranks 51 out of 315Before him are Jan Tinbergen, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Frédéric Bastiat, John Hicks, Bernard Mandeville, and Douglass North. After him are Kenneth Arrow, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Maurice Allais, Robert Mundell, W. Edwards Deming, and Irving Fisher.

Most Popular Economists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1863, Werner Sombart ranks 20Before him are Constantine P. Cavafy, Carlos I of Portugal, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Joaquín Sorolla, Vladimir Vernadsky, and Austen Chamberlain. After him are Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Franz Stuck, Alexandre Yersin, Wilhelm Marx, Gaston Doumergue, and Reinhard Scheer. Among people deceased in 1941, Werner Sombart ranks 23Before him are Paul Sabatier, El Lissitzky, Marina Tsvetaeva, Hans Spemann, Ernst Udet, and Werner Mölders. After him are Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Edward Rydz-Śmigły, Sherwood Anderson, Henri Lebesgue, Prajadhipok, and Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli.

Others Born in 1863

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1941

Go to all Rankings

In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Werner Sombart ranks 597 out of 6,142Before him are Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Felix Hoffmann (1868), Oliver Kahn (1969), and Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801). After him are Edith Frank (1900), Georg Büchner (1813), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Bruno Bauer (1809), Norbert of Xanten (1080), and Margot Frank (1926).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Werner Sombart ranks 5Before him are Karl Marx (1818), Klaus Schwab (1938), Wassily Leontief (1906), and Friedrich List (1789). After him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Alfred Weber (1868), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Oskar Morgenstern (1902).