Erik Erikson

Erik Erikson bio

Birth Name: Erik Erikson

Occupation: Psychologist

Place Of Birth: Frankfurt

Date Of Birth: June 15, 1902

Date Of Death: May 12, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Erik Erikson was born on the 15th of June, 1902. He was best known for being a Psychologist. German psychologist known for his pioneering work in psychosocial development. He is often credited as one of the first psychologist to adhere to ego psychology.

Erik Erikson was born in Frankfurt. He struggled with his identity, being a tall, blond, blue eyed kid who was raised Jewish. He is credited with coining the term identity crisis and he won a Pulitzer Prize and a U.S. National Book Award for his 1969 book Gandhi’s Truth.

Erik Erikson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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Erik Erikson was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Erik Erikson
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Erik Erikson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Erik Erikson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Erik Erikson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Erik Erikson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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