Zygmunt Bauman

1925 - 2017

Zygmunt Bauman

Zygmunt Bauman (; 19 November 1925 – 9 January 2017) was a Polish-British sociologist and philosopher. He was driven out of the Polish People's Republic during the 1968 Polish political crisis and forced to give up his Polish citizenship. He emigrated to Israel; three years later he moved to the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zygmunt Bauman has received more than 805,194 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular political scientist.

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Among political scientists, Zygmunt Bauman ranks 1 out of 26After him are Samuel P. Huntington, Étienne de La Boétie, Francis Fukuyama, Harold Lasswell, Hans Morgenthau, Benedict Anderson, Ralf Dahrendorf, Georg Jellinek, Robert A. Dahl, Christian Lous Lange, and Gene Sharp.

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Among people born in 1925, Zygmunt Bauman ranks 10Before him are Richard Burton, Yukio Mishima, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, and B.B. King. After him are Robert F. Kennedy, Alija Izetbegović, Mahathir Mohamad, Albert Bandura, Tony Curtis, and Lee Van Cleef. Among people deceased in 2017, Zygmunt Bauman ranks 6Before him are Charles Manson, Helmut Kohl, Roger Moore, Chuck Berry, and David Rockefeller. After him are Gene Cernan, Stanislav Petrov, Michael I of Romania, Jeanne Moreau, Salvatore Riina, and Jalal Talabani.

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Among people born in Poland, Zygmunt Bauman ranks 21 out of 930Before him are Wernher von Braun (1912), Fritz Haber (1868), Johann Gottfried Herder (1744), Janusz Korczak (1878), Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), and Erich Ludendorff (1865). After him are Fedor von Bock (1880), Stanisław Lem (1921), Władysław Szpilman (1911), Irena Sendler (1910), Adam Mickiewicz (1798), and Manfred von Richthofen (1892).


Among political scientists born in Poland, Zygmunt Bauman ranks 1

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