Alexis de Tocqueville
#505 Overall Influence

Alexis de Tocqueville

French political thinker and historian

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Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville , colloquially known as Tocqueville , was a French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He is best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution . In both, he analysed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals as well as their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in America was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science.

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#10 World Rank
Political Science
#54 World Rank
Sociology
#73 World Rank
Law
#127 World Rank
History
#505 World Rank
Philosophy
#1006 World Rank
Literature