Edward Bernays

Edward Bernays

Born: November 22, 1891

Died: March 9, 1995

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Celebrity, advertising

Biography: Edward Louis Bernays was an Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, referred to in his obituary as the father of public relations. He combined the ideas of Gustave Le Bon and Wilfred Trotter on crowd psychology with the psychoanalytical ideas of his uncle, Sigmund Freud.

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