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Category:Ralf Dahrendorf

Deutsch: Ralf Gustav Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf of Clare Market in the City of Westminster, KBE, FBA (* 1. Mai 1929 in Hamburg; † 17. Juni 2009 in Köln), war ein deutsch-britischer Soziologe, Politiker und Publizist.
English: Ralf Gustav Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf, KBE, FBA (1 May 1929 – 17 June 2009) was a German-British sociologist, philosopher, political scientist and liberal politician.
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Ralf Dahrendorf 
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German-British sociologist, politician
Date of birth 1 May 1929
Date of death 17 June 2009
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • philosopher
  • politician
  • sociologist
  • political scientist
  • university teacher
Member of
  • Sozialistischer Deutscher Studentenbund
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Philosophical Society
  • British Academy
  • Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
Member of political party
  • Liberal Democrats
  • Social Democratic Party of Germany
  • Free Democratic Party
Position held
  • member of the German Bundestag
  • Member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg
  • Parliamentary Secretary in Germany
  • European Commissioner
  • Member of the House of Lords (17 June 2009, 15 July 1993)
Field of work
Native language
  • Gustav Dahrendorf
Work location
Award received
  • Order of Merit for Arts and Science
  • Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold II
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg
  • Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences
  • Sigmund Freud Prize (1989)
  • Schader Award (2009)
  • Reinhold Maier Medal (1994)
  • Goethe Medal (1998)
  • Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Warsaw
  • Honorary doctor of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Theodor Heuss award (1997)
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