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List of notable or famous psychologists from France, with bios and photos, including the top psychologists born in France and even some popular psychologists who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French 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 France is included when available.

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

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Abbé de Coulmier

François Simonet de Coulmier was a French Catholic priest, originally a member of the Premonstratensian canons regular, and an active member of the French legislature at the start of the French Revolution and again during the First French Empire. Coulmier was born at Dijon in 1741. While serving as ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1741-1818)

Birthplace: Dijon, France

Alfred Binet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Psychologists from France
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Alfred Binet was a French psychologist who invented the first practical intelligence test, the Binet-Simon scale. His principal goal was to identify students who needed special help in coping with the school curriculum. Along with his collaborator Théodore Simon, Binet published revisions of his ...more

Age: Died at 54 (1857-1911)

Birthplace: Nice, France

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Éliane Amado Levy-Valensi

Éliane Amado Levy-Valensi was a French-Israeli psychologist, psychoanalyst and philosopher. ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1919-2006)

Birthplace: Marseille, France

Émile Coué is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Psychologists from France
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Émile Coué

Émile Coué de la Châtaigneraie was a French psychologist and pharmacist who introduced a popular method of psychotherapy and self-improvement based on optimistic autosuggestion. Considered at times to represent a second Nancy School, Coué treated many patients in groups and free of charge. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1857-1926)

Birthplace: Troyes, France