Heinrich Herkner

Economist, Deceased Person

1863 – 1932

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Who was Heinrich Herkner?

Heinrich Herkner was a German economist.

Herkner was born in Liberec, Bohemia and died in Berlin, Germany.

Herkner taught as a professor at the universities of Freiburg, Karlsruhe, and Zürich, as well as the Technical University and Frederick William University of Berlin.

Herkner was originally a Marxist who later evolved towards realist views. Alexandra Kollontai went to Zürich to study under him, but found he had become a “revisionist” and spent much of her time at the university contesting his views.

He was a founding member of the German Society for Sociology and along with Max Weber, Ferdinand Tönnies and Georg Simmel on its first board.

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Born
Jun 27, 1863
Liberec
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • Liberec
Died
May 27, 1932
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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