Eugen Bleuler

1857 - 1939

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Paul Eugen Bleuler (; German: [ˈɔɪɡeːn ˈblɔɪlər]; 30 April 1857 – 15 July 1939) was a Swiss psychiatrist and humanist most notable for his contributions to the understanding of mental illness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugen Bleuler has received more than 460,846 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Eugen Bleuler is the 51st most popular physician (up from 61st in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 37th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swiss Physician.

Eugen Bleuler was a Swiss psychiatrist who is famous for his contributions to the field of psychology and for coining the term "schizophrenia." He was a pioneer in the study of mental illness and made significant contributions to our understanding of conditions such as schizophrenia and autism. Bleuler was also a prominent advocate for the use of psychotherapy and other non-pharmacological treatments for mental illness.

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Among physicians, Eugen Bleuler ranks 51 out of 726Before him are Samuel Hahnemann, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Christiaan Eijkman, Hilary of Poitiers, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, and Franz Mesmer. After him are Herbert Spencer Gasser, Robert Bellarmine, René Laennec, Djer, Philippe Pinel, and Gerhard Domagk.

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Among people born in 1857, Eugen Bleuler ranks 17Before him are Henrik Pontoppidan, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, William Howard Taft, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Alfred Binet, and Theo van Gogh. After him are Alexander of Battenberg, Paul Doumer, Axel Munthe, Andrija Mohorovičić, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Thorstein Veblen. Among people deceased in 1939, Eugen Bleuler ranks 7Before him are Sigmund Freud, Pope Pius XI, Alphonse Mucha, Howard Carter, Nadezhda Krupskaya, and Joseph Roth. After him are W. B. Yeats, James Naismith, Werner von Fritsch, Philipp Scheidemann, Anton Makarenko, and Karl Radek.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Eugen Bleuler ranks 40 out of 1,015Before him are Hermann Rorschach (1884), K. Alex Müller (1927), Karl Barth (1886), Adelaide of Italy (931), Ursula Andress (1936), and Franz Mesmer (1734). After him are Jacob Bernoulli (1654), Angelica Kauffman (1741), Felix Bloch (1905), Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298), Emil Theodor Kocher (1841), and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926).

Among PHYSICIANS In Switzerland

Among physicians born in Switzerland, Eugen Bleuler ranks 3Before him are Paracelsus (1493), and Franz Mesmer (1734). After him are Emil Theodor Kocher (1841), Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926), Walter Rudolf Hess (1881), Alexandre Yersin (1863), Friedrich Miescher (1844), Albrecht von Haller (1708), Rolf M. Zinkernagel (1944), Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672), and Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867).