Zeev Sternhell

1935 - 2020

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Zeev Sternhell (Hebrew: זאב שטרנהל; 10 April 1935 – 21 June 2020) was a Polish-born Israeli historian, political scientist, commentator on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, and writer. He was one of the world's leading theorists of the phenomenon of fascism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zeev Sternhell has received more than 153,364 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Zeev Sternhell is the 210th most popular historian (up from 236th in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from Poland (up from 649th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Polish Historian.

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Among historians, Zeev Sternhell ranks 210 out of 561Before him are Philochorus, Karl Otfried Müller, Walter Laqueur, Tony Judt, Aulus Cremutius Cordus, and Constantine Lascaris. After him are Friedrich Meinecke, Egon Friedell, Guo Pu, Heinrich Graetz, Antiochus of Syracuse, and Vasily Klyuchevsky.

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Among people born in 1935, Zeev Sternhell ranks 174Before him are Peter Schreier, Fiorenza Cossotto, Elga Andersen, Vladica Popović, Seymour Cassel, and Shūji Terayama. After him are Milena Vukotic, Don Norman, Lola Novaković, Geoffrey Lewis, Martti Talvela, and Ghita Nørby. Among people deceased in 2020, Zeev Sternhell ranks 197Before him are Adolfo Nicolás, Walid Muallem, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Vladica Popović, Flavio Cotti, and Branko Kostić. After him are Jimmy McLane, Rishi Kapoor, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Shirley Knight, David Stern, and Juan Marsé.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Zeev Sternhell ranks 620 out of 1,694Before him are Karl Otfried Müller (1797), Walter Laqueur (1921), Michał Kazimierz Ogiński (1729), Martin Kutta (1867), Shmuel Eisenstadt (1923), and Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1788). After him are Ernst Gunther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (1863), Daniel Chodowiecki (1726), Max Abraham (1875), Michał Rola-Żymierski (1890), Ewa Kłobukowska (1946), and Jan Czochralski (1885).

Among HISTORIANS In Poland

Among historians born in Poland, Zeev Sternhell ranks 10Before him are Gottfried Achenwall (1719), Ernst Kantorowicz (1895), Ferdinand Gregorovius (1821), Otto von Gierke (1841), Karl Otfried Müller (1797), and Walter Laqueur (1921). After him are Heinrich Graetz (1817), Israel Gutman (1923), Jacob Talmon (1916), Fritz Stern (1926), Jan T. Gross (1947), and Franz Theodor Kugler (1808).