Virginia Satir

1916 - 1988

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Virginia Satir (26 June 1916 – 10 September 1988) was an influential American author and psychotherapist, recognized for her approach to family therapy. Her pioneering work in the field of family reconstruction therapy honored her with the title "Mother of Family Therapy". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virginia Satir has received more than 391,529 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Virginia Satir is the 852nd most popular writer (down from 779th in 2019), the 929th most popular biography from United States (down from 815th in 2019) and the 100th most popular American Writer.

Virginia Woolf was a British author and essayist. Her most famous work, "A Room of One's Own," is a feminist essay about the need for women to have a place to call their own.

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Among writers, Virginia Satir ranks 852 out of 5,794Before her are André Bazin, Aelius Donatus, James Jones, Rubén Darío, Issei Sagawa, and John Updike. After her are Ingeborg Bachmann, Quintus Tullius Cicero, Nikolay Karamzin, Ibn Hawqal, Etty Hillesum, and Ivana Trump.

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Among people born in 1916, Virginia Satir ranks 31Before her are Alexander Prokhorov, Peter Finch, P. W. Botha, Paul Keres, Peter Weiss, and Vitaly Ginzburg. After her are Marcel Cerdan, Bernard Lewis, Sune Bergström, Christian B. Anfinsen, Edward Heath, and Emil Gilels. Among people deceased in 1988, Virginia Satir ranks 16Before her are Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Roy Orbison, Chiang Ching-kuo, Raymond Carver, and Felix Wankel. After her are Luis Barragán, Juan Pujol García, John Holmes, Kim Philby, Clifford D. Simak, and Gert Fröbe.

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Among people born in United States, Virginia Satir ranks 929 out of 15,968Before her are Lance Henriksen (1940), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), D. W. Griffith (1875), John Updike (1932), Larry Bird (1956), and Jerry Goldsmith (1929). After her are John Lithgow (1945), Richard E. Byrd (1888), Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), William Alfred Fowler (1911), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), and Judith Butler (1956).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Virginia Satir ranks 100Before her are Daniel Keyes (1927), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Solomon Northup (1808), James Jones (1921), and John Updike (1932). After her are Richard Matheson (1926), Walter Lippmann (1889), Jean Webster (1876), H. L. Mencken (1880), Irving Stone (1903), and Irwin Shaw (1913).