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Hans Simons


life 1893 – 1972

Simons, Hans, 1893-1972 [info:lc/authorities/names/no2008113993]

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Hans Simons was a German-born political scholar who came to America in 1935 after he was blacklisted by the Nazis. He joined The New School's University in Exile's faculty, and became an American citizen in 1940. Simons was appointed president of The New School in 1950.

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