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Hannah Arendt

Hannah ArendtBorn: 14-Oct-1906
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 4-Dec-1975
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Origins of Totalitarianism

Born in Hanover but raised in Königsberg.

Photo copyright estate of Fred Stein, used with kind permission.

Boyfriend: Martin Heidegger (dated 1925-26)
Husband: Gunther Stern (m. 1930, div. 1939)
Husband: Heinrich Blücher (philosophy professor, m. 1940)

    University: University of Marburg
    University: University of Freiburg
    University: PhD, University of Heidelberg (1928)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1963-67)
    Professor: New School for Social Research (1967-)

    Emerson Thoreau Medal 1969
    Sonning Prize 1975
    Naturalized US Citizen 1951
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951, history)
Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess (1957, biography)
The Human Condition (1958, social studies)
Between Past and Future: Six Exercises in Political Thought (1961, politics)
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1963, biography)
On Revolution (1963, politics)
Men in Dark Times (1968, essays)
On Violence (1970, nonfiction)
The Life of the Mind (1978, philosophy)
The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age (1978, social studies)
Responsibility and Judgment (2003, nonfiction)

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