Jacob L. Moreno

1889 - 1974

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Jacob Levy Moreno (born Iacob Levy; May 18, 1889 – May 14, 1974) was a Romanian-American psychiatrist, psychosociologist, and educator, the founder of psychodrama, and the foremost pioneer of group psychotherapy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob L. Moreno has received more than 171,965 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacob L. Moreno is the 555th most popular writer (down from 502nd in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Romania (down from 24th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Romanian Writer.

Jacob L. Moreno is most famous for inventing psychodrama, a form of psychotherapy in which the patient acts out their problems with the help of a therapist.

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Among writers, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 555 out of 5,794Before him are Natsume Sōseki, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Tyrtaeus, Patrick Süskind, Harriet Tubman, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. After him are Isaac Babel, Elie Wiesel, Gaston Leroux, Eyvind Johnson, Anton Makarenko, and Ludwig Tieck.

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Among people born in 1889, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 22Before him are Carl von Ossietzky, Gabriel Marcel, Otto Frank, Gabriela Mistral, Paul Karrer, and Louise Mountbatten. After him are Carl Theodor Dreyer, Victor Fleming, Pitirim Sorokin, Han van Meegeren, Vasily Blyukher, and Risto Ryti. Among people deceased in 1974, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 18Before him are U Thant, Rudolf Dassler, Imre Lakatos, Duke Ellington, Erich Kästner, and Darius Milhaud. After him are Julius Evola, Otto Strasser, Miguel Ángel Asturias, David Oistrakh, Louis Kahn, and Peng Dehuai.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 28 out of 572Before him are György Ligeti (1923), Ion Iliescu (1930), Herta Müller (1953), Theodoric I (393), Iannis Xenakis (1922), and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901). After him are Elie Wiesel (1928), Bela Lugosi (1882), George Enescu (1881), János Bolyai (1802), Mihai Eminescu (1850), and Sergiu Celibidache (1912).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 5Before him are Eugène Ionesco (1909), Tristan Tzara (1896), Paul Celan (1920), and Herta Müller (1953). After him are Elie Wiesel (1928), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Károly Kerényi (1897), and Lajos Zilahy (1891).