Carl Jung
#78 Overall Influence

Carl Jung

Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology

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Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung’s work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the famous Burghölzli hospital, under Eugen Bleuler. During this time, he came to the attention of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis. The two men conducted a lengthy correspondence and collaborated, for a while, on a joint vision of human psychology.

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University of Zurich
University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

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University of Basel
University of Basel

University in Basel, Switzerland

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#3 World Rank
Psychology