Alfred Kinsey, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alfred Kinsey

American scientist (1894–1956)

Date of Birth: 23-Jun-1894

Place of Birth: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 25-Aug-1956

Profession: physician, psychologist, zoologist, biologist, university teacher, sociologist, sexologist, entomologist, sex educator

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Alfred Kinsey

  • Alfred Charles Kinsey (; June 23, 1894 – August 25, 1956) was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, previously known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
  • He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953), also known as the Kinsey Reports, as well as the Kinsey scale.
  • Kinsey's research on human sexuality, foundational to the field of sexology, provoked controversy in the 1940s and 1950s.
  • His work has influenced social and cultural values in the United States, as well as internationally.

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