Date of birth & Death
Sigmund Freud was born on May 6th, 1856. He died at the age of 83 on September 23rd, 1939.
Freud is the founder of psychoanalysis and was a Austrian neurologist. He went to the University of Vienna and studied medicine in 1873. In 1885 he started a practice that specialized in nervous and brain disorders. Later on that year he got married to Martha Bernays, and ended up having 6 children.
His contribution to psychology
Freud was the first person to explore the human mind as thoroughly as he did. He ended up being one of the most influential people in the twentieth century. He did not just only influence psychology but he influenced arts, literature, and how people would raise their children.