Francis Fukuyama

American political scientist, political economist, and author

Francis Fukuyama (born October 27, 1952) is an American political scientist and author, who is most known for his widely discussed book The End of History and the Last Man was published in 1992, in which thesis of a post-Cold War.[2]

Francis Fukuyama
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Fukuyama in 2015
Born (1952-10-27) October 27, 1952 (age 68)
InstitutionsGeorge Mason University[1]
Johns Hopkins University
Stanford University
Main interests
Developing nations
International political economy
Nation-building and democratization
Strategic and security issues
Notable ideas
End of history

He was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He earned his Ph.D in political science from Harvard University.


  1. "The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University". Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  2. Wroe, Nicholas (11 May 2002). "The Guardian Profile: Francis Fukuyama" – via

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