Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Austrian, Psychologist
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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud ( FROYD; born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Full name at birth
Sigismund Schlomo Freud
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Claim to fame
Father of Psychoanalysis
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Date of birth
6 May 1856
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Place of birth
Freiberg (Příbor), Moravia, Slezsko, Czech Republic
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Date of death
23 September 1939
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Place of death
Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
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Cause of death
Physician assisted morphine overdose
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Resting place
Golders Green Crematorium Cemetery, Hoop Lane, London, England
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Occupation
Austrian neurologist, founder of psychoanalysis
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 7¾" (172 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • An avid cigar smoker he developed cancer of the jaw in 1923. He underwent operations, radiotherapy and the discomfort of an oral prosthetic device that to some extent affected his speech...
  • Angling for the wider therapeutic use of cocaine...
  • Commercialising the Friendly Chat...
  • When only eight years old, he was reading the works of William Shakespeare...
  • His major academic regret was that he did not get the Nobel Prize, which he had long coveted...
  • Keen amateur Egyptologist...
  • 3 piece suits with chained pocket watch...
  • Cigar always in hand...
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Medical condition
Recurring Oral Cancer
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Residence
  • Berggasse 19, Vienna, Austria
  • 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX, England
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University
University of Vienna (medical degree)
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