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Sigmund Freud

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud

Full Name: Sigismund Schlomo Freud
Profession: Father of Psychology


Biography: Known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.

Born: May 6, 1856
Birthplace: Freiberg, Austrian Empire
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: September 23, 1939 (aged 83)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1886-09-14 Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

Historical Events

  • 1886-04-25 Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna
  • 1907-02-27 Psychiatrists Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud meet for the first time in Vienna
  • 1938-06-06 Sigmund Freud arrives in London

Quotes by Sigmund Freud

  • "Just as a cautious businessman avoids tying up all his capital in one concern, so, perhaps, worldly wisdom will advise us not to look for the whole of our satisfaction from a single aspiration."

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