Karl Menninger

Karl Menninger bio

Birth Name: Karl Menninger

Occupation: Psychiatrist

Place Of Birth: Topeka

Date Of Birth: July 22, 1893

Date Of Death: July 18, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Karl Menninger was born on the 22nd of July, 1893. He was popular for being a Psychiatrist. American psychiatrist who founded the Menninger Foundation and the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. In his book, The Human Mind, he famously argues that the mentally ill were only slightly different than sane individuals.

Karl Menninger was born in Topeka. He started the Menninger Clinic with his son and hired his closest friends and brother to work there as well. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by Jimmy Carter in 1981 and he was among the first members of the Society for General Systems Research.

Karl Menninger was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Karl Menninger was born in 1890s.

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

Associated with

Stanislav Grof


Michael Rutter


Albert Hofmann


Personal Life

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

Karl Menninger was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Karl Menninger
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Karl Menninger was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Karl Menninger was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Karl Menninger had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Karl Menninger’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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