Muchow, Martha

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Muchow, Martha Gender: F
Martha Marie Muchow
born on 25 September 1892 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59
Timezone LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°00' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 23°03 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 04°32'


German psychologist, a pioneer of Ecopsychology (the study of the relationship between human beings and the natural world through ecological and psychological principles). Muchow was a close colleague of William Sterns, another German psychologist and philosopher. From 1929 she was a councilor at the Psychological Institute. Following Stern's forced dismissal, she planned to return to teaching. She died of injuries from a suicide attempt on September 29, 1933 in Hamburg.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth certificate quoted in "Lebenswege und Lernräume: Martha Muchow: Leben, Werk und Weiterwirken" by Hannelore Faulstich-Wieland and Peter Faulstich (Beltz Juventa, 2012):

"zu Hamburg, in seiner Wohnung, am fünf und zwanzigsten September des Jahres tausend acht hundert neunzig und zwei, nachmittags um vier Uhr ein Kind weiblichen Geschlechts geboren worden sei welches die Vornamen Martha Marie erhalten habe." [Abridged translation: at his apartment in Hamburg on the twenty-fifth of September of the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, at four o'clock in the afternoon, a female child was born, and named Martha Marie.]


  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychologist