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Her father, Berndt Wackels Danielsen (1836–1910), was Norwegian but had German citizenship.
She is credited with founding feminist psychology in response to Freud's theory of penis envy.
She disagreed with Freud about inherent differences in the psychology of men and women, and she traced such differences to society and culture rather than biology.
Horney was born Karen Danielsen on 16 September 1885 in Blankenese, Germany, near Hamburg.
Danielson; 16 September 1885 – 4 December 1952) was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career.
Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views.