Albert Hofmann

Albert Hofmann bio

Birth Name: Albert Hofmann

Occupation: Psychiatrist

Place Of Birth: Switzerland

Date Of Birth: January 11, 1906

Date Of Death: April 29, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Swiss

Albert Hofmann was born on the 11th of January, 1906. He was famous for being a Psychiatrist. Swiss scientist who was the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). He wrote numerous books including LSD: My Problem Child.

Albert Hofmann was born in Switzerland. At the University of Zürich he studied the chemistry of plants and animals. Far from its eventual use, he intended the new chemical compound, LSD, he created to help with respiratory diseases, or even childbirth and for a period it was even given to patients by their psychiatrists.

Albert Hofmann was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Albert Hofmann was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Albert Hofmann is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Albert Hofmann’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Albert Hofmann’s parents.

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Stanislav Grof


Michael Rutter


Viktor Frankl


Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Albert Hofmann kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Albert Hofmann was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Albert Hofmann
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Albert Hofmann was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Albert Hofmann was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Albert Hofmann had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Albert Hofmann’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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