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William McDougall

1871 - 1938

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William McDougall FRS (; 22 June 1871 – 28 November 1938) was an early 20th century psychologist who spent the first part of his career in the United Kingdom and the latter part in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William McDougall has received more than 8,754 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). William McDougall is the 121st most popular psychologist (down from 114th in 2019), the 1,345th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,222nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, William McDougall ranks 121 out of 183Before him are Ovide Decroly, Jon Kabat-Zinn, R. D. Laing, Robert Sternberg, Henri Wallon, and Adolf Bastian. After him are Robert Plutchik, Steven Pinker, Henry Murray, Thomas Gordon, Auguste Forel, and Ulric Neisser.

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Among people born in 1871, William McDougall ranks 43Before him are Christian Morgenstern, Sergei Bulgakov, Ovide Decroly, Gerardo Machado, Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro, and Zhang Jinghui. After him are Hanns Heinz Ewers, Fedor Tokarev, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Guillermo Kahlo, Ivan Poddubny, and Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe. Among people deceased in 1938, William McDougall ranks 66Before him are Leopold Godowsky, Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Valery Chkalov, John Bates Clark, Alexandru Averescu, and Ödön von Horváth. After him are Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Nikolai Krylenko, Jukums Vācietis, Pavel Dybenko, and Bernd Rosemeyer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William McDougall ranks 1,345 out of 7,765Before him are Bernie Taupin (1950), David Icke (1952), Edmund Kean (1787), John Austin (1790), Timothy Spall (1957), and John Gay (1685). After him are Joseph Addison (1672), Simon Rattle (1955), Claire Forlani (1971), Alma Reville (1899), David Hartley (1705), and Harry Gregg (1932).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among psychologists born in United Kingdom, William McDougall ranks 8Before him are Donald Winnicott (1896), Raymond Cattell (1905), Edward B. Titchener (1867), Charles Spearman (1863), Frederic Bartlett (1886), and R. D. Laing (1927). After him are Havelock Ellis (1859), Ernest Jones (1879), Alexander Bain (1818), Brenda Milner (1918), Alan Baddeley (1934), and Ronald Fairbairn (1889).