Werner Sombart

1863 - 1941

Werner Sombart

Werner Sombart (; German: [ˈzɔmbaɐ̯t]; 19 January 1863 – 18 May 1941) was a German economist and sociologist, the head of the "Youngest Historical School" and one of the leading Continental European social scientists during the first quarter of the 20th century. The term late capitalism is accredited to him. The concept of creative destruction associated with capitalism is also of his coinage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Sombart has received more than 194,008 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 39th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Werner Sombart ranks 39 out of 288Before him are Carl Menger, Elinor Ostrom, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, Mario Draghi, and Jacques Delors. After him are Maurice Allais, Karl Polanyi, Léon Walras, Gary Becker, John Hicks, and James Tobin.

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Among people born in 1863, Werner Sombart ranks 15Before him are Arthur Henderson, Henry van de Velde, Constantine P. Cavafy, George Herbert Mead, David Lloyd George, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. After him are Carlos I of Portugal, Wilhelm Marx, Austen Chamberlain, Vladimir Vernadsky, Franz Stuck, and Alexandre Yersin. Among people deceased in 1941, Werner Sombart ranks 21Before him are El Lissitzky, Maurice Leblanc, Ioannis Metaxas, Frederick Banting, Hans Spemann, and Werner Mölders. After him are Marina Tsvetaeva, Ernst Udet, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Prajadhipok, Edward Rydz-Śmigły, and Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Werner Sombart ranks 479 out of 3,763Before him are Albert, Duke of Prussia (1490), Hasso von Manteuffel (1897), Helmut Newton (1920), Werner Mölders (1913), Polykarp Kusch (1911), and Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877). After him are Walther von Reichenau (1884), Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1795), Ernst Lubitsch (1892), Adam of Bremen (null), and Bernhard von Bülow (1849).

Among ECONOMISTS In Germany

Among economists born in Germany, Werner Sombart ranks 4Before him are Karl Marx (1818), Wassily Leontief (1906), and Friedrich List (1789). After him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), Gottfried Feder (1883), Eugen Dühring (1833), Adolph Wagner (1835), Franz Oppenheimer (1864), Ernest Mandel (1923), Lorenz von Stein (1815), and Klaus Schwab (1938).

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