Lev Vygotsky

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Birthday
17, 1896
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Jun 11, 1934 (37)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1896
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Jun 11, 1934 (37)

About

Belarusian psychologist who was the founder of the theory of human cultural and biosocial development which is referred to as cultural-historical psychology and was the leader of the Vygotsky Circle.

Before Fame

He studied law at the Moscow State University where he was admitted due to a Jewish Lottery.

Trivia

He released six separate volumes over 10 years including Psychology of Art in 1925 and Thought and Language in 1934.

Family Life

He was born into a non-religious middle class Jewish family in Orsha, Belarus.

Associated With

One of his many influences was scientist Alfred Adler.