Princess Marie Bonaparte

1882 - 1962

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Princess Marie Bonaparte (2 July 1882 – 21 September 1962), known as Princess George of Greece and Denmark upon her marriage, was a French author and psychoanalyst, closely linked with Sigmund Freud. Her wealth contributed to the popularity of psychoanalysis, and enabled Freud's escape from Nazi Germany. Marie Bonaparte was a great-grandniece of Emperor Napoleon I of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Princess Marie Bonaparte has received more than 355,557 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Princess Marie Bonaparte is the 36th most popular psychologist (up from 40th in 2019), the 516th most popular biography from France (up from 646th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Psychologist.

Princess Marie Bonaparte was most famous for her research on the connection between the size of a woman's clitoris and her sexual pleasure.

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Among psychologists, Princess Marie Bonaparte ranks 36 out of 182Before her are Hans Eysenck, Paul Ekman, Karen Horney, Gordon Allport, Jerome Bruner, and Alfred Kinsey. After her are Milton H. Erickson, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, Eric Berne, Howard Gardner, and Geert Hofstede.

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Among people born in 1882, Princess Marie Bonaparte ranks 27Before her are Abdullah I of Jordan, Umberto Boccioni, Abd el-Krim, James Franck, Emmerich Kálmán, and Zoltán Kodály. After her are Arthur Eddington, Charles Ponzi, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Getúlio Vargas, Jacques Maritain, and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia. Among people deceased in 1962, Princess Marie Bonaparte ranks 14Before her are Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Lucky Luciano, Yves Klein, Georges Bataille, Arthur Compton, and Gaston Bachelard. After her are Auguste Piccard, Stuart Sutcliffe, Michael Curtiz, Hans Luther, Vasily Stalin, and Fritz Kreisler.

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Among people born in France, Princess Marie Bonaparte ranks 516 out of 5,234Before her are Gaston Bachelard (1884), Allan Kardec (1804), Joseph de Maistre (1753), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Paul Barras (1755), and Hugues de Payens (1074). After her are Pierre de Marivaux (1688), Pierre Boulez (1925), Henri Barbusse (1873), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), René Laennec (1781), and Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774).


Among psychologists born in France, Princess Marie Bonaparte ranks 4Before her are Jacques Lacan (1901), Gustave Le Bon (1841), and Alfred Binet (1857). After her are Pierre Janet (1859), Théodule-Armand Ribot (1839), Émile Coué (1857), Henri Wallon (1879), Françoise Dolto (1908), and Jean Laplanche (1924).