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October 28, 1939

Sigmund Freud's Age

JAMA. 1939;113(18):1651. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800430043017

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The Journal, October 14, page 1494, stated that Sigmund Freud died Sept. 22, 1939, in his eighty-third year. Dr. Freud was born May 6, 1856, and was therefore at the time of his death in his eighty-fourth year. Dr. Freud died about 3 a. m. September 23, London time, which would place his death before midnight New York time and, thus figured, would make the date of death there September 22.

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