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Adler, Alfred

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1937 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Physicians, Psychologist

1870 – Adler was born in Rudolfsheim, Vienna, Austria on February 7.

1888 – Studied at the University of University of Vienna Medical School.

1895 – Received his M.D. degree at the University of Vienna and begun practicing in medicine.

1897 – Married Raissa Timofeivna Epstien.

1898 – Published two articles and wrote his first book which deals with the health conditions of tailors.

1901 – Adler’s second child Alexandra was born.

1902 – Published two more articles in the "Medical News Bulletin" and begun collecting materials on patients with physical handicaps, studied their organic and psychological reactions.

1904 – Published "The Physicians as Educator" which is about how he expressed his early interest in child guidance and education.

1907 – Published his book on organ inferiority and its compensation.

1909 – Adler’s daughter Cornelia was born.

1910 – Became the President of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society.

1911 – Adler and his followers left the Psychoanalytic Society and developed the system of individual psychology, a holistic, humanistic and therapeutic approach.

1912 – Published his book "The Neurotic Constitution".

1918 – Founded several child guidance clinics in Vienna.

1926 – Adler was invited to a lecture at Columbia University.

1932 – Adler held the first chair of visiting the professor of the medical psychology at Long Island College of Medicine.

1935 – Adler’s family moved to the states and joined him.

1937 – Died of a heart failure on May 28.