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Rorschach, Hermann

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1922 AD
Nationality: Swiss
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1884 – Born on the 8th of November in Zurich.

         – Best known for developing a projective test known, from his name, as the Rorschach inkblot test.

         – His native Switzerland, he enjoyed Klecksography, the making of fanciful inkblot "pictures."

         – He wrote a letter to the famous German biologist Ernst Haeckel to ask his advice.

         – The scientist suggested science, and Rorschach enrolled in medical school at the University of Zurich.

         – Rorschach studied under eminent psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler, who had taught Carl Jung.

         – He wondered why different people often see entirely different things in the same inkblots. While still a medical student, he began showing inkblots to schoolchildren and analyzing their results.

1921 – Wrote "Psychodiagnostics.

1922 – Died on the 2nd of  April in Herisau.