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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 211,459 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacob L. Moreno is the 565th most popular writer (down from 555th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Romania (down from 28th in 2019) and the 7th 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 565 out of 5,755Before him are Miguel Ángel Asturias, Alfred Döblin, Wang Wei, Faxian, Percy Fawcett, and Saint Naum. After him are Alain Robbe-Grillet, Theocritus, Sándor Petőfi, Mo Yan, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Dietrich Eckart.

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Among people born in 1889, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 24Before him are Carl von Ossietzky, Paul Karrer, Louise Mountbatten, Gabriela Mistral, Han van Meegeren, and Carl Theodor Dreyer. After him are Risto Ryti, Victor Fleming, Vasily Blyukher, Pitirim Sorokin, Edgar Adrian, and Mercédès Jellinek. Among people deceased in 1974, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 21Before him are David Oistrakh, Duke Ellington, Otto Strasser, Erich Kästner, Miguel Ángel Asturias, and Darius Milhaud. After him are Julius Evola, Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Louis Kahn, Satyendra Nath Bose, and Virginia Apgar.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 34 out of 665Before him are Elie Wiesel (1928), Iannis Xenakis (1922), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Gheorghe Zamfir (1941), Michael the Brave (1558), and Mihai Eminescu (1850). After him are George Enescu (1881), Klaus Iohannis (1959), János Bolyai (1802), Álmos (820), Hermann Oberth (1894), and Gabriel Bethlen (1580).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Jacob L. Moreno ranks 7Before him are Eugène Ionesco (1909), Tristan Tzara (1896), Paul Celan (1920), Herta Müller (1953), Elie Wiesel (1928), and Mihai Eminescu (1850). After him are Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Ion Creangă (1837), Károly Kerényi (1897), and Ion Luca Caragiale (1852).