Jacques Lacan

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Birthday
13, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 9, 1981 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 9, 1981 (80)

About

Psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and philosopher known as the most controversial psychoanalyst since Freud.

Before Fame

He attended Jesuit Collège Stanislas. He entered medical school in 1920 after being deemed too thin to join the military.

Trivia

His works greatly influenced post-structuralist philosophers in the 1960s and 1970s.

Family Life

He married Marie-Louise Blondin in January 1934.

Associated With

He studied the life and work of James Joyce.