Hannah Arendt (Philosopher)

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  • NAME: Hannah Arendt
  • OCCUPATION: Philosopher, Academic Author
  • BIRTH DATE: October 14, 1906
  • DEATH DATE: December 04, 1975
  • EDUCATION: University of Marburg, University of Freiburg, University of Heidelburg
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Hanover, Germany
  • PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
  • Full Name: Johanna Arendt
  • AKA: Hannah Arendt

Born in Germany in 1906, philosopher Hannah Arendt gained much attention for her writings on totalitarianism and Jewish affairs after World War II. Arendt’s Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) addressed the rise of the totalitarian state out of the collapse of traditional nation-states. Following the war crimes trial of Adolph Eichmann, she wrote Eichmann in Jerusalem (1963). She died in New York City in 1975.

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