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Social Science Topics: Anthropologist - Egyptologist - Historian - Linguistics - Philologist - Philosophy

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 95 of 95

1332-05-27 - Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1723-06-20 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian
1808-03-23 - Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)
1823-10-26 - Karl Weinhold, German sociologist
1826-02-03 - Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist
1830-03-18 - Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
1840-10-30 - William G Sumner, US sociologist/political analyst
1842-07-04 - Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal
1842-12-07 - Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)
1848-07-15 - Vilfredo F D Pareto, Italian economist/sociologist
1849-04-13 - Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist
1855-07-26 - Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist (d. 1936)
1858-03-01 - Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
1858-04-01 - Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Circulation of Elite)
1858-04-15 - Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Division du travail social)
1858-08-01 - Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
1864-02-14 - Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man)
1864-03-30 - Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist/politician
1864-04-21 - Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1866-05-16 - Ernest Watson Burgess, US sociologist (ecological school)
1867-01-08 - Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
1867-03-10 - Lillian D Wald, US, sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
1868-07-30 - Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist
1870-11-29 - Andre Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
1872-05-10 - Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (d. 1950)
1873-01-15 - Max Adler, Austria sociologist/socialist theorist
1873-01-20 - Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist
1873-03-14 - Johannes Aengenent, sociologist/bishop of Haarlem (1928-35)
1873-06-28 - Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
1876-09-06 - Willem A Bonger, Dutch sociologist/criminologist (Race & Crime)
1878-10-01 - Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
1880-03-21 - Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
1882-01-15 - Florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist (Polish Peasant in Europe)
1883-08-06 - Scott Nearing, US sociologist/pacifist/author (The Good Life)
1884-05-23 - Corrado Gini, Italian sociologist (d. 1965)
1885-03-20 - Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological/sociologist
1885-11-17 - Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
1886-02-02 - Kurt Baschwitz, German/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Du und)
1887-07-31 - Hans Freyer, German sociologist (d. 1969)
1888-02-21 - Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Religious Build Up)
1889-01-21 - Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist (Social mobility)
1890-01-31 - Adolf Bach, German language/sociologist (Deutsche Namenkunde)
1890-08-22 - Floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist
1891-03-10 - Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)
1891-03-12 - Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist
1892-04-17 - Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist
1893-03-27 - Karl Mannheim, Hung/German/British sociologist (Ideology & Utopia)
1893-12-31 - Max Lamberty, Flemish sociologist/author (Flemish Resurrection)
1894-07-08 - Clemens VI Trefois, Flemish architect/sociologist
1894-08-29 - E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962
1895-02-14 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
1896-11-07 - Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist (d. 1975)
1898-01-25 - Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
1898-04-01 - Roger Bastide, French sociologist
1898-12-06 - Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)
1898-12-18 - Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
1900-03-15 - Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer
1900-11-04 - Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
1902-09-19 - Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian
1902-12-13 - Talcott Parsons, US sociologist
1903-02-16 - George-Henri Lévesque, Quebec priest and sociologist (d. 2000)
1903-09-11 - Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist
1905-03-14 - Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist
1907-12-12 - F van Heek, Dutch sociologist
1908-08-20 - Kingsley Davis, sociologist/demographer, coined (population explosion)
1909-09-22 - David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
1910-07-05 - Robert K Meston, US sociologist (functionalism)
1912-10-10 - Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist
1912-10-14 - Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1915-11-14 - Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist
1916-02-25 - Reinhard Bendix, German sociologist (d. 1991)
1916-05-28 - C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite) [or Aug 28]
1916-08-28 - C Wright Mills, sociologist, writer (The Power Elite) [or May 28]
1920-01-12 - Prof Jerzy Zubrzycki, Polish-born Australian sociologist
1921-04-20 - Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist
1922-03-27 - Margaret Stacey, sociologist
1922-06-11 - Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
1925-11-19 - Zygmunt Bauman, Polish Sociologist
1926-01-14 - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/Soth African activist
1926-03-09 - Gerrit A Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)
1929-01-04 - Amitai W Etzioni, US sociologist (Active Society)
1929-06-18 - Jorgen Habermans, German sociologist (Frankfurter Schule)
1930-08-01 - Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
1931-03-21 - Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist
1933-11-23 - Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and revolutionary
1936-08-01 - Laurie Taylor, Liverpool, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4)
1936-09-05 - Jonathan Kozol, American writer, sociologist
1939-12-30 - Doeke Eisma, sociologist/Dutch MP (D66)
1942-02-06 - James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
1943-07-08 - Faye Wattleton, St Louis Mo, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood)
1946-01-25 - Josephine M Verspaget, sociologist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1946-11-22 - Hans Kombrink, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Finance (PvdA)
1947-09-27 - Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Education
1949-03-21 - Slavoj Žižek, Slovenian sociologist, philosopher and cultural critic
1951-09-06 - Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 76 of 76

1816-02-22 - Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist/historian, dies at 92
1857-09-05 - Auguste Comte, French sociologist (b. 1798)
1865-10-16 - Andrés Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, philosopher, and sociologist (b. 1781)
1874-02-17 - [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgium astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77
1876-10-20 - Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
1901-08-15 - Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77
1904-10-08 - Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria sociologist/philosopher, dies at 62
1909-08-15 - Euclides da Cunha, Brazilian writer and sociologist (b. 1866)
1910-04-12 - William G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
1916-01-14 - Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73
1916-10-02 - Benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58
1917-11-13 - Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies
1918-09-28 - Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1858)
1920-06-14 - Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian, dies
1922-09-30 - Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64
1923-08-19 - Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
1925-02-02 - Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist, dies at 57
1933-11-19 - Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/vice-president, dies at 84
1936-04-09 - Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist (b. 1855)
1940-05-14 - Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/SDAP-2nd-Chamber, dies at 49
1941-11-08 - Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83
1943-09-30 - Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist (b. 1864)
1944-02-05 - Robert E Park, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at 79
1945-09-25 - Charles A Ellwood, US sociologist/psychologist, dies at 72
1947-01-09 - Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53
1950-02-10 - Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (b. 1872)
1950-07-08 - Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71
1953-06-20 - Hendrik de Man, sociologist (Belgian Working people Party), dies at 67
1955-08-27 - Joachim Wach, philosopher/sociologist (Sociology of Religion), dies
1958-03-23 - Florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist/philosopher, dies at 76
1958-05-02 - Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1962-02-25 - Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist, dies at 81
1962-03-20 - C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite), dies at 45
1968-01-06 - Kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81
1968-02-10 - Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79
1969-01-18 - Hans Freyer, German sociologist (b. 1887)
1969-08-06 - Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65
1970-10-08 - Lucien Goldmann, Romanian/French sociologist/philosopher, dies
1971-05-07 - Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83
1972-04-19 - Adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82
1973-07-07 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 78
1974-04-10 - Roger Bastide, French sociologist, dies at 76
Historian Arnold ToynbeeHistorian Arnold Toynbee (1975-10-22) 1975-10-22 - Arnold Toynbee, English historian/cultural sociologist, dies at 86
1975-12-03 - Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist, dies at 76
1975-12-04 - Hannah Arendt, German/US political theorist and historian, dies at 69
1976-02-22 - Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
1976-08-15 - Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84
1977-03-10 - Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 74
1977-06-19 - Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)
1979-05-08 - Talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76
1982-11-19 - Erving Goffman, US, sociologist (Asylums), dies at 60
1983-10-17 - Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78
1984-02-24 - Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (b. 1912)
1987-01-04 - F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
1987-07-18 - Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer, dies at 87
1990-08-01 - Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
1993-03-10 - C Northcote Parkinson, English historian/sociologist (Law of P), dies
Political Theorist Hannah ArendtPolitical Theorist Hannah Arendt (1975-12-04) 1993-06-22 - M'hammed Boukhozba, Algerian sociologist, murdered at 52
1994-08-23 - Rabah Stambouli, Algerian sociologist/politician, murdered at 65
1995-03-25 - James Coleman, American sociologist (b. 1926)
1996-01-17 - Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist, dies at 83
1996-01-19 - Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at 70
1996-02-09 - Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist, dies at 44
1996-02-14 - Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist, dies at 64
1996-08-17 - Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80
1997-12-23 - Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist, dies at 76
1998-04-21 - Jean Francois Lyotard, French philosopher and sociologist (b. 1924)
1999-01-28 - Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher (b. 1908)
2000-01-15 - Georges-Henri Lévesque, Canadian Dominican priest and sociologist (b. 1903)
2002-01-23 - Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (b. 1930)
2002-08-09 - Peter Neville, anarchist, sociologist, and peace activist
2003-02-23 - Robert K. Merton, American sociologist (b. 1910)
2005-04-24 - Fei Xiaotong, Chinese sociologist (b. 1910)
2006-11-16 - Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist (b. 1930)
2009-06-17 - Ralf Dahrendorf, German-born sociologist and politician (b. 1929)
2009-12-24 - Rafael Caldera, lawyer, sociologist, writer, speaker, politician, and ex-president of Venezuela (b. 1916)


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