Herman Kahn
#9391 Overall Influence

Herman Kahn

American futurist

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Herman Kahn was a founder of the Hudson Institute and one of the preeminent futurists of the latter part of the twentieth century. He originally came to prominence as a military strategist and systems theorist while employed at the RAND Corporation. He became known for analyzing the likely consequences of nuclear war and recommending ways to improve survivability, making him one of the historical inspirations for the title character of Stanley Kubrick’s classic black comedy film satire Dr. Strangelove.

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California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#6919 World Rank #1838 USA Rank
Mathematics