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Abraham Maslow
Born (1908-04-01)April 1, 1908
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Died June 8, 1970(1970-06-08) (aged 62)
Menlo Park, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Fields Psychology
Institutions Cornell University
Brooklyn College
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Known for Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Influences Alfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray
Influenced Douglas McGregor, Roberto Assagioli, Colin Wilson, Abbie Hoffman, Wayne Dyer, Elliot Aronson

Abraham Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is considered by other psychologists to be one of the most important psychologists of the 20th century. He was ranked 10th among psychologists nominated for being well-known or influential. He is known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs.

Maslow died of a heart attack.


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