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Michael Balint

1896 - 1970

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Michael Balint (Hungarian: Bálint Mihály, pronounced [ˈbaːlint ˈmihaːj]; 3 December 1896, in Budapest – 31 December 1970, in London) was a Hungarian psychoanalyst who spent most of his adult life in England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Balint has received more than 116,034 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Balint is the 99th most popular psychologist (up from 100th in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 136th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Hungarian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Michael Balint ranks 99 out of 183Before him are James McKeen Cattell, Harry Stack Sullivan, Charles Spearman, John Money, René Spitz, and Benjamin Spock. After him are Urie Bronfenbrenner, Théodule-Armand Ribot, Otto Gross, Hugo Münsterberg, Clark L. Hull, and Heinz Kohut.

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Among people born in 1896, Michael Balint ranks 64Before him are Julien Duvivier, Norodom Suramarit, Aleksei Antonov, Friedrich Hund, Henri de Lubac, and Soghomon Tehlirian. After him are Kenji Miyazawa, Karl August Wittfogel, Kazimierz Kuratowski, Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Morarji Desai, and Heo Jeong. Among people deceased in 1970, Michael Balint ranks 62Before him are Leslie Groves, Marie-Pierre Kœnig, Elyesa Bazna, Nikolay Shvernik, Toshio Iwatani, and Alfred Newman. After him are Fritz Bayerlein, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Richard Neutra, James B. Donovan, Erle Stanley Gardner, and Wilhelm Schepmann.

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Among people born in Hungary, Michael Balint ranks 143 out of 866Before him are Gusztáv Sebes (1906), Magda Szabó (1917), Samuel Aba (990), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Ladislaus Hunyadi (1431), and Gusztáv Jány (1883). After him are Márta Mészáros (1931), Loránd Eötvös (1848), Yolanda of Poland (1235), Aladár Gerevich (1910), Hans Richter (1843), and Charles Simonyi (1948).


Among psychologists born in Hungary, Michael Balint ranks 3Before him are Sándor Ferenczi (1873) and Margaret Mahler (1897). After him are Franz Alexander (1891).