Famous Swiss Psychologists

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 1 Carl Jung

Carl Jung
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1961

Widely regarded as the father of analytical psychology, Carl Jung is one of the most important contributors to symbolization and dream analysis. The concepts of socionics and a popular psychometric instrument called Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) were developed from Jung's theory. Apart from working as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Carl Jung was also an artist, craftsman, builder, and prolific writer.

 2 Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget
Birthdate: August 9, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: September 16, 1980
Swiss psychologist and academic Jean Piaget is remembered for his work on child development and genetic epistemology, consisting of his theory of cognitive development. He also established the International Center for Genetic Epistemology and was the director of the International Bureau of Education. He was an honorary Harvard doctorate.

 3 Emma Jung

Emma Jung
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Died: November 27, 1955
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 4 Alice Miller

Alice Miller
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland
Died: April 14, 2010

 5 Toni Wolff

Toni Wolff
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: March 21, 1953

 6 Marie-Louise von Franz

Marie-Louise von Franz
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: February 17, 1998

 7 Miel de Botton

Miel de Botton
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
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 8 Jolande Jacobi

Jolande Jacobi
Famous As: Psychologist best remembered for her work with Carl Jung, and for her writings on Jungian psychology
Birthdate: March 25, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1, 1973