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Benjamin Bloom

1913 - 1999

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Benjamin Samuel Bloom (February 21, 1913 – September 13, 1999) was an American educational psychologist who made contributions to the classification of educational objectives and to the theory of mastery learning. He is particularly noted for leading educational psychologists to develop the comprehensive system of describing and assessing educational outcomes in the mid-1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Bloom has received more than 534,497 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Benjamin Bloom is the 87th most popular psychologist (up from 101st in 2019), the 1,310th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,699th in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Benjamin Bloom ranks 87 out of 183Before him are David McClelland, Walter Bradford Cannon, Muzafer Sherif, Ludwig Binswanger, Karl Bühler, and Vladimir Bekhterev. After him are Donald O. Hebb, Antonio Damasio, George Armitage Miller, Rollo May, Aleksei N. Leontiev, and James McKeen Cattell.

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Among people born in 1913, Benjamin Bloom ranks 62Before him are Gerda Christian, Irwin Shaw, Sergey Mikhalkov, Xi Zhongxun, Otto Wichterle, and Jan Kubiš. After him are Peter Cushing, Roger Caillois, Alan Ladd, Méret Oppenheim, Tito Gobbi, and Lloyd Bridges. Among people deceased in 1999, Benjamin Bloom ranks 37Before him are Mary Ainsworth, Hélder Câmara, Hermine Braunsteiner, Fred Trump, Iris Murdoch, and Gerhard Herzberg. After him are Henry Way Kendall, Henri, Count of Paris, Nathalie Sarraute, Oliver Reed, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Daniel Nathans.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Bloom ranks 1,310 out of 18,182Before him are Frederick Douglass (1818), Harrison Schmitt (1935), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), Cass Elliot (1941), Gordon Moore (1929), and F. Sherwood Rowland (1927). After him are Sacagawea (1780), Lance Armstrong (1971), Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), Ray Kurzweil (1948), Kenny Rogers (1938), and Izzy Stradlin (1962).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Benjamin Bloom ranks 31Before him are Frederick Herzberg (1923), G. Stanley Hall (1846), Mary Ainsworth (1913), Harry Harlow (1905), David McClelland (1917), and Walter Bradford Cannon (1871). After him are George Armitage Miller (1920), Rollo May (1909), James McKeen Cattell (1860), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Benjamin Spock (1903), and Clark L. Hull (1884).