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List of notable or famous psychologists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top psychologists born in Germany and even some popular psychologists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German psychologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These psychologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known psychologist from Germany is included when available.

List people include Herbert Simon, Marie-Louise von Franz and more.

This historic psychologists from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German psychologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous psychologists from Germany?" These prominent psychologists of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German psychologists.

Use this list of renowned German psychologists to discover some new psychologists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (83 items)
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Adolf Zeising


Adolf Zeising was a German psychologist, whose main interests were mathematics and philosophy. Among his theories, Zeising claimed to have found the golden ratio expressed in the arrangement of branches along the stems of plants and of veins in leaves. He extended his research to the skeletons of ...more

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Age: Died at 66 (1810-1876)

Profession: Psychologist

Alexander Mitscherlich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Psychologists from Germany
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Alexander Mitscherlich was a German psychoanalyst. ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1908-1982)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Profession: Psychologist

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Anton Schelkopf


Dr. Anton Schelkopf was a German Psychologist doctor who also was among other works a Film Producer in the late 1940s and 1950s. ...more

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Age: Died at 61 (1914-1975)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Profession: Psychologist, Film Producer


Arno Gruen is a Swiss-German psychologist and psychoanalyst. ...more

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Age: 93

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Profession: Psychologist

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