Carl Jung

Carl Jung

Kesswill, Bezirk Arbon, Thurgau, Switzerland
Death 6 Jun 1961 (aged 85)
Kusnacht, Bezirk Meilen, Zürich, Switzerland
Burial Kusnacht, Bezirk Meilen, Zürich, Switzerland
Memorial ID 2336 · View Source
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Carl Gustav Jung was the son of a philologist and pastor. He received an M.D. in 1902 from the University of Zurich. He began work as an Assistant Staff Physician at the Burgholzli Mental Clinic in Zurich in 1902. He served as a Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Zurich and worked closely with Sigmund Freud until their break in 1913. He became on of the most influential Psychiatrists of the 20th century. His ground breaking work introduced the concepts of introversion, extroversion, Anima and Animus, the collective unconscious among others into our culture. He is buried in a family grave at the Protestant Church Graveyard in Kusnacht. The gravestone is rectangular about five feet in height, bearing the arms of the Jung family, and beneath this the names of father, mother, sister Gertrud, wife Emma Jung-Rauschenbach, and C.G. Jung. The top and bottom borders repeat in Latin the motto he choose for his house "Vocatus atque non vocatus deus aderit" (Called or not called, God will be present). The right and left sides contain a passage in Latin from St. Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians (1 Cor. 15:47): "Primus homo de terra terrenus. ÊSecundus homo de caelo caelestis." (The first man is of the earth and is earthly. The second man is of heaven and is heavenly).

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Jung (26 Jul 1875–6 Jun 1961), Find a Grave Memorial no. 2336, citing Friedhof Küsnacht, Kusnacht, Bezirk Meilen, Zürich, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .