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G. Stanley Hall

1846 - 1924

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Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator who earned the first doctorate in psychology awarded in the United States of America at Harvard College in the nineteenth century. His interests focused on human life span development and evolutionary theory. Hall was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G. Stanley Hall has received more than 566,827 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. G. Stanley Hall is the 70th most popular psychologist (down from 67th in 2019), the 1,074th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,021st in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Psychologist.

G. Stanley Hall was a psychologist who studied the development of children. He is most famous for his work in the field of developmental psychology.

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Among psychologists, G. Stanley Hall ranks 70 out of 183Before him are Timothy Leary, Ernst Kretschmer, Frederick Herzberg, Bruno Bettelheim, Edward B. Titchener, and Stanislav Grof. After him are David Wechsler, Kurt Koffka, Mary Ainsworth, Otto Rank, Ernst Heinrich Weber, and Karl Abraham.

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Among people born in 1846, G. Stanley Hall ranks 16Before him are Wladimir Köppen, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Gaston Maspero, Nectarios of Aegina, Émile Gallé, and Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche. After him are Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Eusebi Güell, Vasily Dokuchaev, Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Anna Dostoevskaya, and Karl von Bülow. Among people deceased in 1924, G. Stanley Hall ranks 18Before him are Frances Hodgson Burnett, George Mallory, Ferruccio Busoni, Robert Nivelle, Ferdinand Cheval, and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant. After him are Giacomo Matteotti, Léon Bakst, Eleonora Duse, Paul Natorp, Karl Denke, and Alexander Parvus.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, G. Stanley Hall ranks 1,074 out of 18,182Before him are Jane Russell (1921), Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Joanne Woodward (1930), Daniel Bell (1919), Guy Williams (1924), and Peter Eisenman (1932). After him are Alicia Keys (1981), Ben E. King (1938), William Friedkin (1935), Jody Williams (1950), Burton Richter (1931), and Cordell Hull (1871).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, G. Stanley Hall ranks 26Before him are Martin Seligman (1942), Leon Festinger (1919), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Edward C. Tolman (1886), Timothy Leary (1920), and Frederick Herzberg (1923). After him are Mary Ainsworth (1913), Harry Harlow (1905), David McClelland (1917), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), Benjamin Bloom (1913), and George Armitage Miller (1920).