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Historical Figures with Schizophrenia

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Does anyone have any good book suggestions for biographies of historical figures that had or may have had Schizophrenia?
 
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I would also love to know .
when people have explored this they tend to find
that there aren't many
although lots with bipolar

it may be that famous people with schizophrenia
have kept it hidden I think
 
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If you knew they were none - why post it ?
I know of some.

Prince Philip's mother, Princess Alice was a schizophrenic. A biography of Prince Philip, that focused on his younger years, mentioned this.

It seems likely that Charles VI of France was one. He is the French king that lost a huge chunk of territory to England. Interestingly, France won this territory back with the help of Joan of Arc, who may also have been one.

George III, America's last king, might have been one, but I am not sure if he was.

Nelly Sachs, a German Jewish poet was one.

At least two attempted political assassins are said to have schizophrenia, Dieter Kaufman and John Hinckley Jr.

Rudolf Hess was a schizophrenic, as he experienced thought insertion and delusions.
 
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I know of some.

Prince Philip's mother, Princess Alice was a schizophrenic. A biography of Prince Philip, that focused on his younger years, mentioned this.

It seems likely that Charles VI of France was one. He is the French king that lost a huge chunk of territory to England. Interestingly, France won this territory back with the help of Joan of Arc, who may also have been one.

George III, America's last king, might have been one, but I am not sure if he was.

Nelly Sachs, a German Jewish poet was one.

At least two attempted political assassins are said to have schizophrenia, Dieter Kaufman and John Hinckley Jr.

Rudolf Hess was a schizophrenic, as he experienced thought insertion and delusions.
are those all of them? im interested in knowing this as well
 
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