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 421,358 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Benjamin Bloom is the 101st most popular psychologist (down from 91st in 2019), the 1,700th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,496th in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Benjamin Bloom ranks 101 out of 182Before him are Hugo Münsterberg, Théodule-Armand Ribot, Harry Stack Sullivan, Rudolf Arnheim, Ernest Jones, and Michael Balint. After him are Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Wilfred Bion, Serge Moscovici, James McKeen Cattell, Heinz Kohut, and Émile Coué.

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Among people born in 1913, Benjamin Bloom ranks 72Before him are Stewart Granger, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Lloyd Bridges, Loretta Young, Tito Gobbi, and Alan Ladd. After him are Heinz Linge, Alexander Pokryshkin, Eddie Constantine, Edward Gierek, Yasuo Suzuki, and Marika Rökk. Among people deceased in 1999, Benjamin Bloom ranks 51Before him are Adolfo Bioy Casares, Fabrizio De André, Amintore Fanfani, Hermine Braunsteiner, Rafael Alberti, and Joe D'Amato. After him are André Martinet, João Figueiredo, Dusty Springfield, Charlotte Perriand, DeForest Kelley, and Alfredo Kraus.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Bloom ranks 1,700 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Desmond (1924), Alan Ladd (1913), George Roy Hill (1921), Frank Borman (1928), Theda Bara (1885), and Eugene Fama (1939). After him are Thomas Tew (1649), Alfred Newman (1900), Anthony Kiedis (1962), Robert Trujillo (1964), Joshua Lederberg (1925), and James Gandolfini (1961).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Benjamin Bloom ranks 34Before him are Frederick Herzberg (1923), David McClelland (1917), Clark L. Hull (1884), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), Rollo May (1909), and Harry Stack Sullivan (1892). After him are James McKeen Cattell (1860), Benjamin Spock (1903), George Kelly (1905), Robert Sternberg (1949), J. P. Guilford (1897), and Carol Gilligan (1936).