Karen Horney


Date Karen was Born and Dead

Born September 16th 1885 in Blankenese, Germany

Died December 4th 1952 in New York, New York

Where Karen went to college

University of Freiburg, University of Gottingen, University of Berlin

She studied psychoanalysis.


She married Oskar Horney in 1909, and had three daughters with him.


Taught psychoanalysis for a while in Germany before taking her daughters to the United States. She founded the Association for the Advancement of psychoanalysis.

Fun Facts

Before she was married her name was Karen Danielsen.

She had severe depression.