Hannah Arendt

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Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Hanover, Germany
Death Date
Dec 4, 1975 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Hanover, Germany
Death Date
Dec 4, 1975 (69)

About

Political-theorist who preferred not to be called a philosopher. He focused on the nature of power, direct democracy, authority, and totalitarianism.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Marburg where she studied Philosophy.

Trivia

Her first book was called The Origins of Totalitarianism from 1951, which connected Stalinist Communism and Nazism with anti-Semitism and imperialism.

Family Life

She was married to Heinrich Blücher, who was a member of an anti-Stalin group.

Associated With

She admired Thomas Jefferson and his council system.