Edward Bernays

Eduard Louis James Bernays (1891 - 1995)

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Eduard Louis James (Edward) Bernays
Born in Vienna, Austria-Hungarymap
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Father of [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2016
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  • Father of Public Relations (originator of modern public relations) as manipulating human emotions... which he learned about from his uncle, Sigmund Freud[1]
  • Counted Clara Bow, Presidents Eisenhower and Wilson, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Samuel Goldwyn, Elelanor Roosevelt, Hearst, and various significant corporate clients like GE, P&G, Cartier, Dodge, etc.
  • nephew of Sigmund Freud
  • son of Elys Bernays & Anna Freud[2]
  • Started a national dialogue about syphilis but was motivated by the promotion of a local play[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Clark, Joshua and Charles W. Bryant. "Live in Chicago: How Public Relations Works." Stuff You Should Know (Podcast). 26 Nov 2015. How Stuff Works.com
  2. Wikipedia: Edward Bernays, accessed 3 July 2016

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On 3 Jul 2016 at 11:37 GMT DK Clews wrote:

Bernays-6 and Bernays-4 appear to represent the same person because: Same person. Same parents. See wikipedia: Wikipedia: Edward Bernays

and Stuff You Should Know Podcast: "Live in Chicago: How Public Relations Works."

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