Max Weber

Max Weber in Europe Literature Review on Max Weber In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Sean Hildebrand offers the following summary about the topic of Max Weber: Max Weber was a German sociologist who while being recognized as the "founder of […]

Theo van Boven

Theo van Boven From December 2001 to December 2004, Theo van Boven (1934) was UN Special Rapporteur against Torture. Earlier he served as Director of Human Rights of the United Nations and was a member of the United Nations Sub-Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and of the Committee on the Elimination … Read more

Francis Deák

Francis Deák in Europe Life and Work Francis Deák (Ferencz), (1803-1876), Hungarian statesman, was born at Söjtör in the county of Zala, on the 17th of October 1803. He came of an ancient and distinguished noble family, and was educated for the law at Nagy-Kanizsá, Pápá, 895 Raab and Pest, […]

Jacob Van Lennep

Jacob Van Lennep in Europe Life and Work Jacob Van Lennep (1802-1868), Dutch poet and novelist, was born on the 24th of March 1802 at Amsterdam, where his father, David Jacob van Lennep (1774-1853), a scholar and 419 poet, was professor of eloquence and the classical languages in the […]

Maurice Barrès

Maurice Barrès in Europe Maurice Barrès (1862-1923), French novelist and politician, was born at Charmes (Vosges) on the 22nd of September 1862; he was educated at the lycée of Nancy, and in 1883 went to Paris to continue his legal studies. He was already a contributor to the monthly […]