Francis Fukuyama, born in 1952 in Chicago, studied political science at the University of Harvard. He become known to an international audience after publishing his best selling book The End of History and the Last Man.
He is a teacher at Johns Hopkins university and was awarded the John Skytte price in 2015. He has published a range of books on US politics. Currently he is a professor of political science at Stanford university.
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