Karl Jaspers B. (1883-02-23)February 23, 1883 – d. February 26, 1969(1969-02-26) (aged 86)
Karl Theodor Jaspers (February 23, 1883 – February 26, 1969) was a Germanpsychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system. He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Germany, though he did not accept this label.