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Emile Durkheim
Emile Durkheim
Birth: April 15, 1858
Death: November 15, 1917
Nationality: French
Emile Durkheim
Nationality: French
Birth: April 15, 1858
Death: November 15, 1917

Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist whose contributions were instrumental in the formation of sociology and anthropology. His work and editorship of the first journal of sociology helped establish sociology within academia as an accepted social science. During his lifetime, Durkheim gave many lectures, and published numerous sociological studies on subjects such as education, crime, religion, suicide, and many other aspects of society. He is considered as one of the founding fathers of sociology and an early proponent of solidarism.

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