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Bettelheim, Bruno

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1990 AD
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.