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List of famous psychoanalysts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top psychoanalysts in the world? This includes the most prominent psychoanalysts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable psychoanalysts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic psychoanalysts 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 psychoanalysts.

Items here include everything from Sigmund Freud to Nancy Chodorow. Featuring psychoanalytic theorists, important psychologists, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known psychoanalysts to the lesser known psychoanalysts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the psychoanalyst field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous psychoanalysts ever?" and "What are the names of famous psychoanalysts?" then you're in the right place. 
Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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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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Carl Jung is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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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) 3 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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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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Ernest Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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Alfred Ernest Jones, FRCP, MRCS was a British neurologist and psychoanalyst, and Sigmund Freud's official biographer. Jones was the first English-speaking practitioner of psychoanalysis and became its leading exponent in the English-speaking world. As President of both the British Psycho-Analytical ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1879-1958)

Birthplace: Glamorgan, United Kingdom

Profession: Neurologist, Psychoanalyst

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Nancy Chodorow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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Nancy Julia Chodorow is a feminist sociologist and psychoanalyst. She has written a number of influential books, including The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender; Feminism and Psychoanalytic Theory; Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities: Freud and Beyond; and ...more

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Age: 71

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

Profession: Sociologist, Psychoanalyst

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Alfred Adler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Psychoanalysts
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Alfred W. Adler was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance of feelings of inferiority—the inferiority complex—is recognized as isolating an element which plays a key role in personality development. Alfred Adler ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1870-1937)

Birthplace: Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus, Vienna, Austria

Profession: Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Psychologist

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Age: Died at 91 (1903-1994)

Birthplace: Grasse, France

Profession: Psychoanalyst

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Melanie Reizes Klein was an Austrian-British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory. ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1882-1960)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Psychologist, Scientist

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