Sigmund Freud 1856—1939

  title={Sigmund Freud 1856—1939},
  author={A. G. Tansley},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={247 - 275}
  • A. G. Tansley
  • Published 1941
  • Psychology
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Sigmund Freud was bom of a Jewish family at Freiberg in Moravia on 6 May 1856. At the age of four he was taken to Vienna and that city was his home till 1938, when the Nazi occupation compelled him to leave Austria. He arrived in England in June and lived at Hampstead till he died on 23 September 1939. Freud records that he was top of his class at the Gymnasium for seven years, that he enjoyed special privileges and was required to pass scarcely any examinations. His father insisted that in his… 
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