Henri Nouwen

1932 - 1996

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Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen (January 24, 1932 – September 21, 1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Nouwen has received more than 778,466 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Henri Nouwen is the 164th most popular psychologist (down from 150th in 2019), the 489th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 440th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Dutch Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Henri Nouwen ranks 164 out of 182Before him are Jordan Peterson, Michael Gazzaniga, Brenda Milner, Georgi Lozanov, Lewis Terman, and Dimitri Uznadze. After him are Victor Skumin, Ronald Fairbairn, Frederik van Eeden, Robert Yerkes, Abraham Brill, and John C. Lilly.

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Among people born in 1932, Henri Nouwen ranks 229Before him are Prunella Scales, Loretta Lynn, Jean Stablinski, Qahhor Mahkamov, Eileen Brennan, and Dabney Coleman. After him are Henri Schwery, Donald Byrd, John Drew Barrymore, Yash Chopra, Iskandar of Johor, and Edgar Reitz. Among people deceased in 1996, Henri Nouwen ranks 143Before him are Tarō Okamoto, Chen Jingrun, Lew Ayres, Imre Kovács, Reinhard Libuda, and Endel Puusepp. After him are Joanne Dru, Laurens van der Post, Stanko Todorov, Lydia Chukovskaya, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, and Jamie Uys.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Henri Nouwen ranks 489 out of 1,209Before him are Dirck Coornhert (1522), Ernesto Hoost (1965), Ard Schenk (1944), Hennie Kuiper (1949), Maarten Schmidt (1929), and Gerrie Mühren (1946). After him are George Knobel (1922), Dirk Brouwer (1902), Neelie Kroes (1941), Richard Witschge (1969), Frits Bolkestein (1933), and Louis Andriessen (1939).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among psychologists born in Netherlands, Henri Nouwen ranks 3Before him are Geert Hofstede (1928) and Frans de Waal (1948). After him are Frederik van Eeden (1860).