Alfred Adler

1870 - 1937

Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler (; German: [ˈaːdlɐ]; 7 February 1870 – 28 May 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance of feelings of inferiority, the inferiority complex, is recognized as an isolating element which plays a key role in personality development. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Adler has received more than 1,363,010 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Alfred Adler ranks 4 out of 169Before him are Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Jean Piaget. After him are Abraham Maslow, Erich Fromm, John Dewey, Jacques Lacan, Lev Vygotsky, Wilhelm Wundt, William James, and Erik Erikson.

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Among people born in 1870, Alfred Adler ranks 3Before him are Vladimir Lenin and Maria Montessori. After him are Franz Lehár, Adolf Loos, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Christian X of Denmark, Albert Fish, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Jules Bordet, William G. Morgan, and Lavr Kornilov. Among people deceased in 1937, Alfred Adler ranks 4Before him are Guglielmo Marconi, Ernest Rutherford, and Pierre de Coubertin. After him are Maurice Ravel, Antonio Gramsci, John D. Rockefeller, H. P. Lovecraft, Amelia Earhart, Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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Among people born in Austria, Alfred Adler ranks 20 out of 799Before him are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Karl Popper (1902), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Niki Lauda (1949), and Johann Strauss II (1825). After him are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Johann Strauss I (1804), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Rudolf Steiner (1861), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), and Romy Schneider (1938).


Among psychologists born in Austria, Alfred Adler ranks 1After him are Viktor Frankl (1905), Anna Freud (1895), Melanie Klein (1882), Bruno Bettelheim (1903), Paul Watzlawick (1921), Otto Rank (1884), Heinz Kohut (1913), Otto Gross (1877), Fritz Heider (1896), and Walter Mischel (1930).

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