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 89,341 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Michael Balint is the 100th most popular psychologist (down from 90th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 134th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Hungarian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Michael Balint ranks 100 out of 182Before him are Antonio Damasio, Hugo Münsterberg, Théodule-Armand Ribot, Harry Stack Sullivan, Rudolf Arnheim, and Ernest Jones. After him are Benjamin Bloom, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Wilfred Bion, Serge Moscovici, James McKeen Cattell, and Heinz Kohut.

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Among people born in 1896, Michael Balint ranks 64Before him are Friedrich Hund, Ida Noddack, Carl Ferdinand Cori, Aleksei Antonov, Tadj ol-Molouk, and Julien Duvivier. After him are Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Karl August Wittfogel, Kenji Miyazawa, Norodom Suramarit, Dimitri Mitropoulos, and William A. Wellman. Among people deceased in 1970, Michael Balint ranks 63Before him are Pedro Cea, Richard Neutra, Elsa Triolet, Leslie Groves, Fritz Bayerlein, and Reizo Fukuhara. After him are Toshio Iwatani, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Alfred Newman, George Szell, Friedrich Kellner, and Elyesa Bazna.

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Among people born in Hungary, Michael Balint ranks 136 out of 696Before him are Leopold Auer (1845), Mihály Zichy (1827), László Papp (1926), Stephen IV of Hungary (1133), István Tisza (1861), and Samuel Aba (990). After him are György Sárosi (1912), Gyula Horn (1932), Magda Szabó (1917), Mária Telkes (1900), László Csatáry (1915), and Marcel Grossmann (1878).


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