Martha Bernays

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Birthday
26, 1861
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 2, 1951 (90)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1861
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 2, 1951 (90)

About

Wife of the great psychologist Sigmund Freud. She and Freud became parents to three sons and three daughters: Jean-Martin, Oliver, Ernst, Mathilde, Sophie, and Anna.

Before Fame

She married Freud in 1886 following a four-year engagement.

Trivia

During their courtship, Freud wrote her numerous love letters.

Family Life

Her parents were named Berman and Emmeline Bernays. 

Associated With

Her famous husband, Sigmund Freud, founded the practice of psychoanalysis and became the father of modern psychology.