Immanuel Velikovsky

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Immanuel Velikovsky
Born 10 June 1895(1895-06-10)
Vitebsk, Russian Empire
(now Belarus)
Died 17 October 1979 (84)
Princeton, New Jersey
Occupation(s) Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst
Noted work(s) "Worlds in Collision" (1950)
"Ages in Chaos" (1952)

Immanuel Velikovsky (Russian Cyrillic: Иммануи́л Велико́вский, Hebrew: עמנואל וליקובסקי; June 10, 1895 - November 17, 1979) was a Russian-born psychiatrist and scholar of Jewish descent, an independent proponent of the theory that early catastrophes mentioned in various cultural mythologies were the result of changes to the orbit and axis of Earth caused by a near collision with the planet Venus after it's ejection from Jupiter.

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