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Elizabeth Wagele

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Wagele in 2009

Elizabeth Wagele (May 31, 1939 – March 27, 2017) was an American artist, musician, and writer of books on the Enneagram of Personality and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Early life

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Wagele was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was raised in Berkeley, California.[1] She studied at the University of California, Berkeley. Wagele was married to Gus Wagele until her death in 2017.

Wagele was one of the best-selling authors on the subject of the Enneagram and wrote about the Myers-Briggs system, especially introversion. An award-winning cartoonist,[2] she also illustrated her books with many cartoons[3] and was known for her humor[4] in her writing.

Wagele died of neuroendocrine cancer at her home in Berkeley, California on March 27, 2017, aged 77.[5]


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  1. [1] Archived 2009-09-17 at the Wayback Machine Elizabeth Wagele Biography
  2. San Francisco Bay Guardian, August 1991
  3. "Help Yourself" The Dallas Morning News, June 19, 1994
  4. Enneagram Monthly, July 1997
  5. "Elizabeth Wagele (1939-2017)". Psychology Today.