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Asperger, Hans

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1980 AD
Nationality: Australian
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1906 – Born on a farm outside Vienna on the 18th of February.

1920 – He was a member in the youth movements.

1931 – He earned his medical doctorate, and found his first job a year later as a member of the university children’s clinic.

1934 – His career developed with a move to the psychiatric hospital in Leipzig.

1944 – His landmark paper describing autistic symptoms, he found a permanent tenured post at the University of Vienna.


         – Diagnosed Asperger’s syndrome.


1964 – He headed the SOS-Kinderdorf in Hinterbrühl.

1980 – Died on the 21st of October.

1990 – Dr. Asperger’s findings were ignored and disregarded in the English-speaking world in his lifetime. Finally, his findings began to gain notice, and nowadays Asperger’s Syndrome is recognized as a condition in a large part of the world.