Anna Freud

1895 - 1982

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Anna Freud (3 December 1895 – 9 October 1982) was an Austrian-British psychoanalyst. She was born in Vienna, the sixth and youngest child of Sigmund Freud and Martha Bernays. She followed the path of her father and contributed to the field of psychoanalysis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Freud has received more than 806,219 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Anna Freud is the 16th most popular psychologist (up from 18th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Austria (up from 67th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Anna Freud ranks 16 out of 182. Before her are Erik Erikson, Wilhelm Wundt, William James, Carl Rogers, Viktor Frankl, and Gustave Le Bon. After her are John B. Watson, Albert Bandura, Edward Thorndike, Kurt Lewin, B. F. Skinner, and Lawrence Kohlberg.

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Among people born in 1895, Anna Freud ranks 5Before her are George VI, Carl Orff, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, and Juan Perón. After her are Richard Sorge, Buster Keaton, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Nikolai Yezhov, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Max Horkheimer. Among people deceased in 1982, Anna Freud ranks 9Before her are Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, Carl Orff, Henry Fonda, and Grace Kelly. After her are Roman Jakobson, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Philip K. Dick, Erving Goffman, Arthur Rubinstein, and Vasily Chuikov.

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Among people born in Austria, Anna Freud ranks 47 out of 1,075. Before her are Viktor Frankl (1905), Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), Kurt Gödel (1906), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), Albert II of Germany (1397), and Peter Handke (1942). After her are Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), Klara Hitler (1860), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), and Lise Meitner (1878).


Among psychologists born in Austria, Anna Freud ranks 3Before her are Alfred Adler (1870) and Viktor Frankl (1905). After her are Wilhelm Reich (1897), Melanie Klein (1882), Bruno Bettelheim (1903), Otto Rank (1884), Paul Watzlawick (1921), Otto Gross (1877), René Spitz (1887), Heinz Kohut (1913), and Fritz Heider (1896).