Basaglia, Franco

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Basaglia, Franco Gender: M
born on 11 March 1924 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Venice, Italy, 45n27, 12e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 20°47' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°09 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°07'

Franco Basaglia
photo: Harald Bischoff (, license gfdl


Italian psychiatrist and neurologist, who proposed the dismantling of psychiatric hospitals, pioneer of the modern concept of mental health, Italian psychiatry reformer,charismatic leader in Italian psychiatry, figurehead and founder of Democratic Psychiatry architect and principal proponent of Law which abolished mental hospitals. He was the most influential Italian psychiatrist of the 20th century.

American psychiatrist Loren Mosher called Basaglia the most innovative and influential European psychiatrist since Freud

He died 29 August 1980.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C., vol 2


  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychiatrist
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession