Jacques Lacan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jacques Lacan

French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist

Date of Birth: 13-Apr-1901

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 09-Sep-1981

Profession: writer, physician, psychiatrist, translator, university teacher, psychoanalyst, non-fiction writer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Jacques Lacan

  • Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (; French: [?ak lak?~]; 13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud".
  • Giving yearly seminars in Paris from 1953 to 1981, Lacan influenced many leading French intellectuals in the 1960s and the 1970s, especially those associated with post-structuralism.
  • His ideas had a significant impact on post-structuralism, critical theory, linguistics, 20th-century French philosophy, film theory, and clinical psychoanalysis.

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