Karl Abraham

1877 - 1925

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Karl Abraham (German: [ˈaːbʁaham]; 3 May 1877 – 25 December 1925) was an influential German psychoanalyst, and a collaborator of Sigmund Freud, who called him his 'best pupil'. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Abraham has received more than 107,797 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Karl Abraham is the 77th most popular psychologist (down from 76th in 2019), the 950th most popular biography from Germany (down from 949th in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Psychologist.

Karl Abraham was a psychoanalyst and is most famous for being the first to explore the connection between homosexuality and the Oedipus complex.

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Among psychologists, Karl Abraham ranks 77 out of 182Before him are David Wechsler, Mary Ainsworth, Paul Watzlawick, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Stanislav Grof, and William Stern. After him are George Armitage Miller, Frederick Herzberg, Ludwig Binswanger, Kurt Koffka, Muzafer Sherif, and Donald O. Hebb.

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Among people born in 1877, Karl Abraham ranks 24Before him are Kārlis Ulmanis, Arthur Cecil Pigou, Alfred Cortot, Maurice Halbwachs, Oswald Avery, and André Maginot. After him are Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, Enrico De Nicola, Henry Norris Russell, Plutarco Elías Calles, Princess Auguste of Bavaria, and Gabriele Münter. Among people deceased in 1925, Karl Abraham ranks 35Before him are Félix Vallotton, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Oliver Heaviside, Hjalmar Branting, Pierre Louÿs, and Max Linder. After him are Clément Ader, Lovis Corinth, Christian Krohg, Aleksey Kuropatkin, Eugen Sandow, and August von Wassermann.

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Among people born in Germany, Karl Abraham ranks 950 out of 5,289Before him are Henry I, Duke of Bavaria (920), Walter Baade (1893), Hans-Dietrich Genscher (1927), Adam Elsheimer (1578), Petrus Apianus (1495), and Hans Scholl (1918). After him are Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Walter Christaller (1893), Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1696), Eugen Dühring (1833), Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775), and Ernst Barlach (1870).


Among psychologists born in Germany, Karl Abraham ranks 11Before him are Hans Eysenck (1916), Karen Horney (1885), Fritz Perls (1893), Ernst Kretschmer (1888), Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795), and William Stern (1871). After him are Kurt Koffka (1886), Karl Bühler (1879), Rudolf Arnheim (1904), Adolf Bastian (1826), Marie-Louise von Franz (1915), and Ulric Neisser (1928).