Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Born: May 6, 1856

Died: September 23, 1939

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Psychologist

Biography: Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud, was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.

Source/Notes: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud: On the history of the psycho-analytic movement, papers on metapsychology and other works (1957 edition)
Source/Notes: Sigmund Freud: Life and Work. Vol 1: The Young Freud 1856–1900 (1953) by Ernest Jones, p. 5

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Sigmund Freud

“Anatomy is destiny.”

- Sigmund Freud

Source/Notes: On creativity and the unconscious: papers on the psychology of art, literature, love, religion (1925 edition)
Source/Notes: Letter to Wilhelm Fliess (15 October 1897), as quoted in Origins of Psychoanalysis

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Source/Notes: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (1953 edition)