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Bettelheim, Bruno

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Psychologists


US (Austrian-born) child psychologist and Holocaust survivor


1903 - Bruno Bettelheim was born on the 28th of August.


1944 - He become a naturalized citizen of America.


         - Became a professor of psychology, teaching at the University of Chicago.


1976 - Wrote "The Uses of Enchantment" recast fairy tales in terms of Freudian psychology.


         - Awarded the U.S. Critic's Choice Prize for criticism.


1977 - The National Book Award in the category of Contemporary Thought.


1990 - He suffered from depression and committed suicide on 13th of March.


He studied psychological purpose of fairy tales.





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