Heinz Kohut

1913 - 1981

Heinz Kohut

Heinz Kohut (3 May 1913 – 8 October 1981) was an Austrian-born American psychoanalyst best known for his development of self psychology, an influential school of thought within psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory which helped transform the modern practice of analytic and dynamic treatment approaches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinz Kohut has received more than 190,680 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 98th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Heinz Kohut ranks 98 out of 169Before him are Benjamin Bloom, Rudolf Arnheim, Donald O. Hebb, Walter Bradford Cannon, Benjamin Spock, and Steven Pinker. After him are Théodule-Armand Ribot, Édouard Claparède, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Henri Wallon, Harry Stack Sullivan, and Otto Gross.

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Among people born in 1913, Heinz Kohut ranks 73Before him are Marika Rökk, Benjamin Bloom, Victor Mature, Stewart Granger, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, and Tito Gobbi. After him are Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Yasuo Suzuki, Alexander Pokryshkin, Willi Hennig, Lloyd Bridges, and Wolfgang Lüth. Among people deceased in 1981, Heinz Kohut ranks 45Before him are Omar Torrijos, Karl Richter, Lobsang Rampa, Bernard Lee, Mike Hailwood, and Josep Pla. After him are Rómulo Betancourt, Mao Dun, Lotte Lenya, Gyula Lóránt, Albert Cohen, and Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Heinz Kohut ranks 313 out of 799Before him are Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria (1801), Richard Neutra (1892), Franz Xaver Gruber (1787), Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1759), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Bohemia (1204), and Alois Hudal (1885). After him are Franz Jonas (1899), Toni Sailer (1935), Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria (1872), Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628), Leopold IV, Duke of Austria (1371), and Princess Alexandra of Hanover (1882).


Among psychologists born in Austria, Heinz Kohut ranks 8Before him are Viktor Frankl (1905), Anna Freud (1895), Melanie Klein (1882), Bruno Bettelheim (1903), Paul Watzlawick (1921), and Otto Rank (1884). After him are Otto Gross (1877), Fritz Heider (1896), and Walter Mischel (1930).

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