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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:
Origins of Totalitarianism (1951)
The Human Condition (1958)
Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewish Woman (1958)
Between Past and Future (1961)
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1963)
On Revolution (1963)
Men in Dark Times (1968)
On Violence (1970)
The Life and the Mind (1978)
The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age (1978)

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