Henri Wallon

1879 - 1962

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Henri Paul Hyacinthe Wallon ( March 15th, 1879 – December 1st, 1962) was a French philosopher, psychologist (in the field of social psychology), neuropsychiatrist, teacher, and politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Wallon has received more than 3,240 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Henri Wallon is the 115th most popular psychologist (down from 101st in 2019), the 1,786th most popular biography from France (down from 1,652nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Henri Wallon ranks 115 out of 182Before him are Adolf Bastian, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Marie-Louise von Franz, R. D. Laing, Édouard Claparède, and William McDougall. After him are Aleksei N. Leontiev, George Kelly, Ovide Decroly, Frederic Bartlett, Robert Sternberg, and J. P. Guilford.

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Among people born in 1879, Henri Wallon ranks 60Before him are Nikolai Medtner, Alla Nazimova, Adolf Strauss, Max Schreck, Vladko Maček, and Kartini. After him are Samuel Goldwyn, Ethel Barrymore, Jacques Copeau, Hans Hahn, Johan Nygaardsvold, and Margaret Sanger. Among people deceased in 1962, Henri Wallon ranks 55Before him are André Lhote, Natalia Sedova, Hu Shih, Lei Feng, Trygve Gulbranssen, and Princess Helen of Serbia. After him are Tod Browning, Frank Borzage, E. E. Cummings, Wilhelm Ackermann, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, and Antoine Pevsner.

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Among people born in France, Henri Wallon ranks 1,786 out of 5,234Before him are Anna de Noailles (1876), Pierre Plantard (1920), Guy Roux (1938), David d'Angers (1788), Blandina (101), and Louis-Michel van Loo (1707). After him are Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777), Charlotte Bonaparte (1802), Jean Djorkaeff (1939), Paul Durand-Ruel (1831), Jacques Ellul (1912), and Marguerite Louise d'Orléans (1645).


Among psychologists born in France, Henri Wallon ranks 8Before him are Gustave Le Bon (1841), Alfred Binet (1857), Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Pierre Janet (1859), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), and Émile Coué (1857). After him are Françoise Dolto (1908) and Jean Laplanche (1924).