Jean Piaget

1896 - 1980

Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget (UK: , US: , French: [ʒɑ̃ pjaʒɛ]; 9 August 1896 – 16 September 1980) was a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development. Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called "genetic epistemology". Piaget placed great importance on the education of children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Piaget has received more than 3,165,113 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Jean Piaget ranks 3 out of 169Before him are Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. After him are Alfred Adler, Abraham Maslow, Erich Fromm, John Dewey, Jacques Lacan, Lev Vygotsky, Wilhelm Wundt, William James, and Erik Erikson.

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Among people born in 1896, Jean Piaget ranks 3Before him are F. Scott Fitzgerald and Wallis Simpson. After him are Lev Vygotsky, Georgy Zhukov, André Breton, Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and Trygve Lie. Among people deceased in 1980, Jean Piaget ranks 5Before him are Jean-Paul Sartre, Josip Broz Tito, John Lennon, and Alfred Hitchcock. After him are Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, Jesse Owens, Karl Dönitz, Steve McQueen, and Bon Scott.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jean Piaget ranks 7 out of 540Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712), Leonhard Euler (1707), Le Corbusier (1887), Carl Jung (1875), Paracelsus (1493), and Henry Dunant (1828). After him are Paul Klee (1879), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Sepp Blatter (1936), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), and Jean-Paul Marat (1743).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In Switzerland

Among psychologists born in Switzerland, Jean Piaget ranks 2Before him are Carl Jung (1875). After him are Hermann Rorschach (1884), Ludwig Binswanger (1881), Édouard Claparède (1873), and Auguste Forel (1848).

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