Elsa Cayat

1960 - 2015

Elsa Cayat

Elsa Cayat (French: [ɛlza kaja];, 9 March 1960 – 7 January 2015) was a French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and a columnist for the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France. She was one of 12 victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack and was killed along with the seven journalists, maintenance worker, one visitor and two police officers. She was the only woman working for Charlie Hebdo to die in the attack. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elsa Cayat has received more than 99,939 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 167th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Elsa Cayat ranks 166 out of 169Before her are Abraham Brill, Jonathan Haidt, V. S. Ramachandran, Nancy Chodorow, Neal E. Miller, and Simon Baron-Cohen. After her are Carol Dweck and Dan Ariely.

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Among people born in 1960, Elsa Cayat ranks 300Before her are Svetlana Kitić, Steve Clark, Joe Sacco, Zoran Živković, Ian McDonald, and Mohamed Timoumi. After her are Anton Rop, Anne Dorval, Rachel Portman, Katsuyoshi Shinto, Moaz al-Khatib, and Tony MacAlpine. Among people deceased in 2015, Elsa Cayat ranks 331Before her are Saeed Jaffrey, Martin Litchfield West, Mary Ellen Mark, Edward Natapei, Oganes Zanazanyan, and Dean Smith. After her are Denis Healey, Ron Springett, Edward Brooke, Rakhat Aliyev, Steve Strange, and Jeanna Friske.

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In France

Among people born in France, Elsa Cayat ranks 3,386 out of 4,109Before her are Yannick Stopyra (1961), Christine Pascal (1953), Zabou Breitman (1959), Jean-Pierre Haigneré (1948), Marc Lavoine (1962), and Jean-Marc Gounon (1963). After her are Raïs M'Bolhi (1986), Lucas Digne (1993), Corentin Tolisso (1994), Édouard Baer (null), Bruno Martini (1962), and Patrice Rio (1948).


Among psychologists born in France, Elsa Cayat ranks 9Before her are Alfred Binet (1857), Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Pierre Janet (1859), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), Henri Wallon (1879), and Françoise Dolto (1908).

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