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Michael Maurice Balint (1896–1970) by Dr Edward H. Stein private collection

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Balint, Michael Maurice [formerly Mihaly Bergsmann] (1896–1970), psychoanalyst, was born on 3 December 1896 in Baross Street, Jozsefvaros, a residential section of Budapest, Hungary. He was the first of the two children of Ignac Bergsmann, a general medical practitioner. Both his parents were descendants of German Jewish families who had been fully assimilated Hungarians for only two or three generations. He later changed his name to ...

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See Bobath [née Busse], Berta Ottilie

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Davies, David Lewis (1911–1982), psychiatrist, was born on 16 April 1911 at 11 Sycamore Street, Cheetham, Manchester, the son of Harry Davies (d. 1956), a tailor's machinist, and his wife, Annie Ribatzkie (d. 1968). Davies attended Manchester grammar school and from there he won a scholarship to ...

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Eder, (Montague) David (1865–1936), psychoanalyst, was born on 12 August 1865 at 19 Euston Square, London, the eldest of the four children of David Martin Eder, shipping merchant, and his second wife, Esther Burnstein, formerly Soloman. His parents were both Jewish. Eder was educated in ...

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Gross, William Mayer- (1889–1961), psychiatrist, was born on 15 January 1889 in Bingen am Rhein, Germany, the son of Max Mayer, trader, and Mathilde Gross; his forename at birth was Willy. He was educated at a local preparatory school, then at the Gymnasium...

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Hamilton [formerly Himmelschein], Max (1912–1988), psychiatrist, was born on 9 February 1912 at Offenbach, near Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Jewish parents, Heinrich Himmelschein, a metal manufacturer, and his wife, Sarah, née Kleinberg. When Max was three the family emigrated to England...

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Sir Bernard Katz (1911–2003) by Nick Sinclair, 1992 © Nick Sinclair; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Katz, Sir Bernard (1911–2003), experimental physiologist, was born on 26 March 1911 in Leipzig, Germany, the only child of Max N. Katz, fur trader, and his wife, Eugenie, née Rabinowitz. Until about 1958 he used the spelling Bernhard.

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Lewis, Sir Aubrey Julian (1900–1975), psychiatrist, was born on 8 November 1900 in Adelaide, South Australia, the only child of George Solomon Lewis, a watchmaker, and Rachel Isaacs, a teacher. The family was a respected part of the local Jewish community. Lewis was an outstanding pupil at the ...

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Miller, Emanuel (1892–1970), psychiatrist, was born on 26 August 1892 at 80 Church Street, Spitalfields, London, the second son in the family of four daughters and three sons of Abram Miller, a dealer in furs, and his wife, Rebecca Finglestein, who were both from Jewish families originating in Russian ...

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Charles Samuel Myers (1873–1946) by unknown photographer, 1920s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Myers, Charles Samuel (1873–1946), psychologist, was born in London on 13 March 1873, the eldest son of Wolf Myers, merchant, and his wife, Esther Eugenie Moses. His father's family was principally interested in commerce. From his mother and her family came powerful social, musical, and philosophical influences. As a boy at the ...

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Rosen, Ismond (1924–1996), psychoanalyst and sculptor, was born on 2 August 1924 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of Harry Rosen (1880–1956) and his wife, Dora Zelda, née Goldstein (1890–1951), hoteliers. His parents were Russian Jews who had emigrated to South Africa a few years before his birth. Their success as hoteliers was due in no small part to the help ...

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Sir Martin Roth (1917–2006) by Bassano, 1972 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Roth, Sir Martin (1917–2006), psychiatrist, was born on 6 November 1917 in Budapest, in the dying days of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the second of the three children of Samuel Simon Roth, cantor in a synagogue, and his wife, Regina. In 1925 the family moved to ...

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Sackler, Mortimer David (1916–2010), psychiatrist, pharmaceuticals executive, and philanthropist, was born on 7 December 1916 at 83 Montrose Street, Brooklyn, New York City, the second of three sons of Isaac Sackler (1874–1945) and his wife, Sophie, née Greenberg (1893–1963). His parents were Jewish immigrants: his father was born in ...

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Stein, Leopold Siegfried (1894–1969), psychiatrist and speech therapist, was born on 2 December 1894 in Vienna, Austria. His family were Austrian Jews. Stein was educated in Vienna and attended the university, where he studied philosophy and philology. It was during this time that his interest in semantics and speech first developed. He then studied medicine and graduated MD in 1923. Following his graduation, ...

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Stengel, Erwin (1902–1973), psychiatrist, born in Vienna on 25 March 1902, was the son of a rabbinical scholar and schoolteacher, Abraham Markus Stengel, and of Franziska Popper; he had a twin brother and older twin siblings. From 1921 Stengel studied medicine, specializing in neuropsychiatry, at the ...

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Tajfel, Henri [formerly Hersz Mordche] (1919–1982), social psychologist, was born in Włocławek, Poland, on 22 June 1919, the elder son of Icek Henyne Tajfel, a Jewish businessman, and his wife, Ruchla. Since university education was almost inaccessible for Jews, Tajfel went to ...