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Viktor Emil Frankl (26 March 1905 – 2 September 1997) was a Jewish-Austrian psychiatrist who founded logotherapy, a school of psychotherapy that describes a search for a life's meaning as the central human motivational force. Logotherapy is part of existential and humanistic psychology theories.
Austrian Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, philosopher and author (1905–1997)
Viktor Emil Frankl
(1905-03-26)26 March 1905
|Died||2 September 1997(1997-09-02) (aged 92)|
|Resting place||Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Austria, Old Jewish Section|
|Alma mater||University of Vienna (MD, 1930; PhD, 1948)|
|Spouse(s)||Tilly Grosser, m. 1941|
Eleonore Katharina Schwindt, m. 1947
Logotherapy was promoted as the third school of Viennese Psychotherapy, after those established by Sigmund Freud, and Alfred Adler.
Frankl published 39 books. He was a Holocaust survivor. The autobiographical Man's Search for Meaning, a best-selling book, is based on his experiences in various Nazi concentration camps.