- NAME: Max Weber
- OCCUPATION: Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, Anti-War Activist, Economist, Literary Critic, Political Scientist, Journalist, Sociologist
- BIRTH DATE: April 21, 1864
- DEATH DATE: June 14, 1920
- EDUCATION: Heidelberg University, University of Berlin, Göttingen
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Erfurt (Prussia), Germany
- PLACE OF DEATH: Munich, Germany
- Full Name: Maximilian Karl Emil Weber
- AKA: Maximilian Karl Weber
- AKA: Maximilian Weber
- AKA: Karl Emil Weber
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Max Weber was a 19th century German sociologist and one of the founders of modern sociology. He wrote The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in 1905.
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Weber's writing helped form the basis of modern sociology. His influence runs throughout the realms of sociology, politics, religion and economics.
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