interesting facts about Sigmund Freud

November 2, 2009 | In: People facts

Freud was born in Freiberg in what is now Czechoslovakia on May 6, 1856. He attended the University of Vienna in Austria.

Sigmund Freud is the founder of the science of psychology . Sigmund Freud, the Austrian founder of psychiatry, did believe that half-conscious gestures, or forgetting a person’s name, or other seemingly trivial incidents, could be an indicator of something deeper, and clearly in some cases he was right.

His book The Interpretation of Dreams began the complex theory of Psychoanalytic.

Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.

Sigmund Freud was deathly afraid of the number 62 and would not book a room in any hotel with more than 62 rooms in case he was allotted that particular room!

Diagnosed with cancer in 1923 due to frequent cigar smoking, Freud underwent over 30 surgeries over the next 16 years.

Freud had a penchant for rejecting people who did not totally agree with him.

In 1930, Freud received the Goethe Prize in appreciation of his contribution to psychology and to German literary culture.

He was 83 years old when he asked his doctor to end his life, and died of a physician-assisted morphine overdose in London on September 23, 1939. (source)

You might also like

Sigmund Freud interesting things In this article we’ll talk about Sigmund Freud, but more precisely, about an interesting medical exercise,...
Interesting facts about Friedrich Nietzsche One day while walking on the streets, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche saw a man whipping a horse because...
A Brazilian woman, the world’s second shortest mother Brazilian Maria do Socorro, measuring 79 centimeters, has become the mother of a boy of 2.37 kilograms...
interesting facts about Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in the small town of Kosciusko, Mississippi. She was...

1 Response to interesting facts about Sigmund Freud



August 30th, 2010 at 1:05 pm


Comment Form