Hans Eysenck

1916 - 1997

Hans Eysenck

Hans Jürgen Eysenck (; 4 March 1916 – 4 September 1997) was a German-born British psychologist who spent his professional career in Great Britain. He is best remembered for his work on intelligence and personality, although he worked on other issues within psychology. At the time of his death, Eysenck was the living psychologist most frequently cited in the peer-reviewed scientific journal literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Eysenck has received more than 544,450 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Hans Eysenck ranks 32 out of 169Before him are Paul Ekman, Alfred Binet, Milton H. Erickson, Jerome Bruner, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Irvin D. Yalom. After him are Alfred Kinsey, Gustav Fechner, Eric Berne, Hermann Rorschach, John Bowlby, and Gordon Allport.

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Among people born in 1916, Hans Eysenck ranks 16Before him are Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Claude Shannon, Olivia de Havilland, Ferruccio Lamborghini, Herbert A. Simon, and Yehudi Menuhin. After him are João Havelange, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Maurice Wilkins, Camilo José Cela, Alexander Prokhorov, and Vitaly Ginzburg. Among people deceased in 1997, Hans Eysenck ranks 16Before him are Gianni Versace, Roy Lichtenstein, Victor Vasarely, Anton LaVey, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg. After him are Paulo Freire, Sviatoslav Richter, Melvin Calvin, The Notorious B.I.G., Isaiah Berlin, and Bảo Đại.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Eysenck ranks 380 out of 3,763Before him are Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Emile Berliner (1851), Max Bruch (1838), Paul Hausser (1880), Franz Brentano (1838), and Ernst Ruska (1906). After him are Richard Willstätter (1872), Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (1573), Carol I of Romania (1839), Gustav Fechner (1801), Hans Fischer (1881), and Felix Klein (1849).


Among psychologists born in Germany, Hans Eysenck ranks 5Before him are Erich Fromm (1900), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), Erik Erikson (1902), and Hermann Ebbinghaus (1850). After him are Gustav Fechner (1801), Karen Horney (1885), Ernst Kretschmer (1888), Fritz Perls (1893), Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795), William Stern (1871), and Kurt Koffka (1886).

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