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 Anna Freud

Anna Freud

Birth
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Death 9 Oct 1982 (aged 86)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Plot Ernest George Columbarium
Memorial ID 21201 · View Source
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The youngest of Sigmund and Martha Freud's six children. She was educated at the Cottage Lyceum in Vienna and in 1914 traveled to England to improve her English. She was there when war was declared and had to return to Vienna with the Austro-Hungarian ambassador. She began teaching at her old school and got involved in er father's work. From 1918 she was psychoanalyzed by Freud. In 1920 they both attended the International Psychoanalytical Congress at The Hague. In 1922 she presented her paper ‘Beating Fantasies and Daydreams" to the Vienna Psychoanalytical Society and became the member of the society. In 1923 Sigmund Freud began suffering from cancer and became increasingly dependant of Anna's care and nursing. In 1935 she became director of the Vienna Psychoanalytical Training Institute. In March 1938 the Freuds had to flee to London, England, where Sigmund died a year after and Anna continued her career. From 1950-s until the end of her life she travelled regularly to the USA to lecture, to teach and visit friends. The publication of her collected works was begun in 1968m the last of the eight volumes appeared in 1983, a year after her death.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Freud (3 Dec 1895–9 Oct 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21201, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .