Lev Vygotsky

1896 - 1934

Lev Vygotsky

Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky (Russian: Лев Семёнович Выго́тский, IPA: [vɨˈɡotskʲɪj]; Belarusian: Леў Сямёнавіч Выго́цкі; November 17 [O.S. November 5] 1896 – June 11, 1934) was a Soviet psychologist, known for his work on psychological development in children. He published on a diverse range of subjects, and from multiple views as his perspective changed over the years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lev Vygotsky has received more than 1,749,618 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Lev Vygotsky ranks 9 out of 169Before him are Jean Piaget, Alfred Adler, Abraham Maslow, Erich Fromm, John Dewey, and Jacques Lacan. After him are Wilhelm Wundt, William James, Erik Erikson, Carl Rogers, Viktor Frankl, and Gustave Le Bon.

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Among people born in 1896, Lev Vygotsky ranks 4Before him are F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallis Simpson, and Jean Piaget. After him are Georgy Zhukov, André Breton, Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and Trygve Lie. Among people deceased in 1934, Lev Vygotsky ranks 3Before him are Marie Curie and Paul von Hindenburg. After him are Edward Elgar, Fritz Haber, Ernst Röhm, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Albert I of Belgium, Raymond Poincaré, Kurt von Schleicher, Sergey Kirov, and Engelbert Dollfuss.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Lev Vygotsky ranks 3 out of 218Before him are Marc Chagall (1887) and Shimon Peres (1923). After him are Menachem Begin (1913), Walter Model (1891), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Mark Rothko (1903), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732).


Among psychologists born in Belarus, Lev Vygotsky ranks 1

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