Wolfgang Kohler

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Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1967 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1887
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1967 (80)

About

German psychologist and phenomenologist who made great contributions to the creation of Gestalt psychology. His 1918 book The Mentality of Apes tackled the complex subject of problem solving.

Before Fame

He was educated at the University of Tubingen, the University of Bonn, and the University of Berlin.

Trivia

He became professor and director of the Psychological Institute at the University of Berlin in the early 1920s.

Family Life

He was born in Reval, which is now Tallinn, to a family of German origin.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as poet Ivar Ivask.