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List of famous psychiatrists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top psychiatrists in the world? This includes the most prominent psychiatrists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable psychiatrists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic psychiatrists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned psychiatrists.

List people include Sigmund Freud, Charles Krauthammer and many additional people as well.

From reputable, prominent, and well known psychiatrists to the lesser known psychiatrists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the psychiatrist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous psychiatrists ever?" and "What are the names of famous psychiatrists?" then you're in the right place.
Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research into cerebral palsy, aphasia and microscopic neuroanatomy at the Vienna General Hospital. Upon completing ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1856-1939)

Birthplace: Příbor, Czech Republic

Profession: Psychiatrist, Neurologist, Psychoanalyst, Psychologist Scientist, + more

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Charles Krauthammer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and physician. His weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers worldwide. He is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and a nightly panelist on Fox News' Special Report ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Psychiatrist, Commentator, Journalist, Physician Writer

Credits: Fox News Sunday, Special Report with Bret Baier

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Carl Jung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Carl Gustav Jung, often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies. He was a prolific writer, ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1875-1961)

Birthplace: Kesswil, Switzerland

Profession: Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Physician Philosopher

Credits: Matter of Heart

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Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of psychoanalysts after Sigmund Freud, and one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. He was the author of several influential books, most notably Character Analysis and The Mass Psychology of Fascism . ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1897-1957)

Birthplace: Dobrianychi

Profession: Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst

Credits: Wasteland Utopias

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Radovan Karadžić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Radovan Karadžić is a former Bosnian Serb politician. During the breakup of Yugoslavia, Karadžić, as President of the Republika Srpska, sought the direct unification of that entity with Serbia. He is detained in the United Nations Detention Unit of Scheveningen, accused of war crimes committed ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Petnjica, Berane, Montenegro

Profession: Psychiatrist, Politician

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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief. She was a 2007 inductee into the American National Women's Hall of Fame. She was ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1926-2004)

Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

Profession: Psychiatrist, Author

Credits: Facing Death: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Karl Jaspers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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Karl Theodor Jaspers was a German psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system. He was ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1883-1969)

Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany

Profession: Psychiatrist, Theologian, Philosopher

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Morgan Scott Peck was an American psychiatrist and best-selling author, best known for his first book, The Road Less Traveled, published in 1978. ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1936-2005)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Author, Writer

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