Sigmund Freud - Biography and Other Biographical Studies

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Career, psychoanalytical activity

1897 - Significant dream (oedipal, but interpreted by Freud by means of the same theory of trauma), in May. Travels to Italy - identification to Hannibal compels him make a stop in Trasimene. Discovers Oedipus' complex - October.

1898 - Prepares The Psychopathology of Everyday Life, and collects material to use in his work Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious. Publishes The Psychical Mechanism of Forgetfulness. Concludes The Interpretation of Dreams (except Chapter 7).

1899 - Publishes Screen Memories. The Interpretation of Dreams is published on November 4th, subjected to publishing in 1900. The book goes unnoticed.

1900 - October 14th: Starts the analysis of an 18-year-old girl, Dora.

1901 - Publishes On Dreams, a summary of The Interpretation of Dreams. Writes Dream and Hysteria, accounting the analysis of Dora, a work published in 1905 under a different title. His relationships with Fliess start to be altered. A trip to Rome. Publication of  Psychopathology of Every Day Life.

1902 - March 5th: Emperor Franz-Joseph signs Freud's appointment as profesor extraordinarius. Freud stops writing to Fliess. Initiates Psychoanalytical Evening Sessions on Wednesdays

1903 - The first disciples (Federn, Stekel, etc.)

1904 - Trip to Athens. Starts correspondence with Bleuler.

1905 - Publishes Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality, Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious and Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Dora).

1906 - C.G. Jung starts his correspondence with Sigmund Freud.

1907 - In March, Freud receives C.G. Jung's visit accompanied by his wife Emma, and L. Biswanger. S. Ferenczi, K. Abraham and E. Jones were to visit next. Publishes Delusions and Dreams in Jensen's Gradiva.

1908 - Ferenczi's visit (in February). The first International Congress of Psychoanalysis, in Salzburg (April). The second trip to Britain (September)

1909 - Publication of Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-Old Boy (Little Hans). Notes upon a Case of Obsessional Neurosis (The Man with the Rats). Trip to the United States (September) together with Jung and Ferenczi, and lectures at Clark University (Worcester, Mass).

1910 - Congress in Nuremberg. Foundation of the International Psychoanalytical Association. Jung is elected President. Publishes Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (lectures presented in the United States ). Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of his Childhood.

1911 - Adler's resignation. Congresses in Weimar, and Budapest. Publication of Psycho-Analytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case of Paranoia (President Schreber).

1912 - Foundation of the Imago magazine of psychoanalysis. 

1913 - Break from Jung. The Congress in Munich. Publication of Totem and Taboo.

1914 - Publishes The Moses of Michelangelo, On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement. Jung's resignation.

1915 - Rainer Maria Rilke's visit. Publishes several essays of metapsychology.

1917 - Mourning and Melancholia is published together with the first part of Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis.

1918 - Publishes From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (the Man with the Wolves).

1919 - Publishes A Child is being Beaten.

1920 - Publishes Beyond the Pleasure Principle.

1921 - Publishes Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego. The Congress in Hague.

1922 - Congress in Berlin.

1923 - A diagnosis is made to his jaw cancer. His first surgery intervention. Publication of  The Ego and the Id.

1925 - An Autobiographical Study. Negation. Abraham's death (December).

1926 - Inhibition, Symptoms and Anxiety

1927 - Publication of the volume The Future of an Illusion.

1929 - Arnold Zweig publishes an essay under the title Freud und der Mensch, praising Sigmund Freud as a savior from religious and pathological terror. Freud publishes Civilization and its Discontents.

1930 - Awarded the Goethe Prize. (Anna replaces him in Frankfort where reads his thanking discourse). September: Freud's mother dies. Collaboration with Bullitt to write Thomas Woodrow Wilson, to be published in 1967.

1932 - Sandor Ferenczi turns down his appointment as President of the International Psychoanalytical Association as result of conflicts of ideas with Freud on certain aspects of psychoanalysis. New introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis.

1933 - Sigmund Freud has a letter exchange with Albert Einstein on the topic Why the War? May: The Nazi put Freud's work on fire in Berlin.

1935 - Sigmund Freud is assigned Honorary member of the Royal British Medical Society.

1936 - Thomas Mann makes a lecture on Freud and the Future in Konzerthaus, in Vienna.

1937 - Analysis Terminable and Interminable.

1938 - March 13th: Austria's annexation (Anschluss). Freud's house and the headquarters of the Vienna Association of Psychoanalysis are searched. Anna Freud is arrested and interrogated by the Gestapo. Roosevelt and Mussolini intervene in Freud's favor. In June, Freud and his family emigrate to Great Britain. He continues to treat his patients.

1939 - September 23rd , Freud's death. Moses and Monotheism is published.

1940 - An Outline of Psychoanalysis. Splitting of the Ego in the Process of Defence

1951 - The death of Martha Freud.

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