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Havelock Ellis

Havelock EllisAKA Henry Havelock Ellis

Born: 2-Feb-1859
Birthplace: Croydon, London, England
Died: 8-Jul-1939
Location of death: Hintlesham, Suffolk, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Biologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Studies in the Psychology of Sex

Victorian sexologist, his Studies in the Psychology of Sex is the first such work to describe sex in a detached, objective manner rather than pathologically.

Father: Edward Peppen Ellis (b. 1827, d. 1914)
Mother: Susannah Mary Wheatley (b. 1830, d. 1888)
Sister: (four, all younger)
Wife: Edith Mary Oldham Lees Ellis (writer; b. 1861, m. 19-Dec-1891, d. Sep-1916)
Girlfriend: Françoise Lafitte (co-habitated until his death)

    Medical School: Licentiate in Medicine, Surgery and Midwifery, Society of Apothecaries

    Fabian Society
    The Fellowship of New Life
    Risk Factors: Urolagnia

Author of books:
The Nationalization of Health (1892)
Sexual Inversion (1897, biology, with John Addington Symonds)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, vol. 1 (1897)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, vol. 6 (1910)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, vol. 7 (1928)
A Study of British Genius (1904)
The Task of Social Hygiene (1912)
Impressions and Comments (1914, essays, first in a series)
The Erotic Rights of Women (1918)
Impressions and Comments (1921, essays, second in a series)
Kanga Creek: An Australian Idyll (1922)
The Dance of Life (1923)
Impressions and Comments (1924, essays, third in a series)
From Rousseau to Proust (1935)
My Life (1939, autobiography, posthumous)

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