Jean Laplanche

1924 - 2012

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Jean Laplanche (French: [laplɑ̃ʃ]; 21 June 1924 – 6 May 2012) was a French author, psychoanalyst and winemaker. Laplanche is best known for his work on psychosexual development and Sigmund Freud's seduction theory, and wrote more than a dozen books on psychoanalytic theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Laplanche has received more than 70,710 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Laplanche is the 146th most popular psychologist, the 2,631st most popular biography from France and the 10th most popular French Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Jean Laplanche ranks 146 out of 182Before him are Stanley Schachter, Fritz Heider, Auguste Forel, David Ausubel, Alexander Bain, and Frans de Waal. After him are Giacomo Rizzolatti, Arthur Janov, Helene Deutsch, Charlotte Bühler, Walter Mischel, and Louis Leon Thurstone.

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Among people born in 1924, Jean Laplanche ranks 162Before him are Tatiana Nikolayeva, Sylvia Miles, Cicely Tyson, Basil Bernstein, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Deke Slayton. After him are Marjorie Boulton, M. Karunanidhi, Alain Bombard, Claude Lefort, Arthur Janov, and Billy Wright. Among people deceased in 2012, Jean Laplanche ranks 133Before him are Marie Colvin, Lars Hörmander, Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen, Estanislau Basora, Adrienne Rich, and Besse Cooper. After him are Marcos Alonso, Dilhan Eryurt, Bohdan Stupka, Eiko Ishioka, Eve Arnold, and Gitta Sereny.

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Among people born in France, Jean Laplanche ranks 2,631 out of 5,234Before him are Abraham Bosse (1604), Alain Connes (1947), Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy (1197), Robert Badinter (1928), Michel Blavet (1700), and Yolanda of Courtenay (1197). After him are Charles Nungesser (1892), Marie Harel (1761), Jacques Philippe Marie Binet (1786), Leos Carax (1960), Bernard Tapie (1943), and Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1752).


Among psychologists born in France, Jean Laplanche ranks 10Before him are Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Pierre Janet (1859), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), Émile Coué (1857), Henri Wallon (1879), and Françoise Dolto (1908).