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Sabina Spielrein

1885 - 1942

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Sabina Nikolayevna Spielrein (Russian: Сабина Николаевна Шпильрейн, IPA: [sɐˈbʲinə nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvnə ʂpʲɪlʲˈrɛjn]; 7 November 25 October 1885 OS – 11 August 1942) was a Russian physician and one of the first female psychoanalysts. She was in succession the patient, then student, then colleague of Carl Gustav Jung, with whom she had an intimate relationship during 1908–1910, as is documented in their correspondence from the time and her diaries. She also met, corresponded, and had a collegial relationship with Sigmund Freud. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sabina Spielrein has received more than 947,543 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Sabina Spielrein is the 53rd most popular psychologist (down from 45th in 2019), the 236th most popular biography from Russia (down from 185th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Psychologist.

Sabina Spielrein was a Russian-born psychoanalyst and one of the first female psychoanalysts. She is most famous for her work with Sigmund Freud.

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Among psychologists, Sabina Spielrein ranks 53 out of 183Before her are Max Wertheimer, Stanley Milgram, Geert Hofstede, Solomon Asch, Fritz Perls, and Raymond Cattell. After her are Alexander Luria, Wolfgang Köhler, Martin Seligman, Sándor Ferenczi, Leon Festinger, and Roger Wolcott Sperry.

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Among people born in 1885, Sabina Spielrein ranks 28Before her are George de Hevesy, Ernst Bloch, Yakov Sverdlov, Heinrich Brüning, Sonia Delaunay, and Karl Radek. After her are Erich von Stroheim, Luigi Russolo, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hermann Weyl, George Minot, and Alexander Löhr. Among people deceased in 1942, Sabina Spielrein ranks 22Before her are Franz Boas, Richard Willstätter, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Irène Némirovsky, François Darlan, and Carole Lombard. After her are Hector Guimard, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Jozef Gabčík, Bruno Schulz, Hans-Joachim Marseille, and Michel Fokine.

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Among people born in Russia, Sabina Spielrein ranks 236 out of 3,262Before her are Dmitry Ustinov (1908), Mikhail Mishustin (1966), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847), Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851), and Ivan Goncharov (1812). After her are Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), Oleg Antonov (1906), Alexander Luria (1902), Vasily Blyukher (1889), Gustav Bauer (1870), and Boris Berezovsky (1946).


Among psychologists born in Russia, Sabina Spielrein ranks 1After her are Alexander Luria (1902), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846), and Victor Skumin (1948).