1873 – Hans Berger was born on the 21st of May in Neuses near Coburg. German psychiatrist and inventor of electroencephalograph.
1897 – Studied and receiving his doctorate in medicine at the University of Jena.
1900 – Hired as an assistant to Otto Ludwig Binswanger, chairman of the University’s psychiatry and neurology clinic.
1906 – Professor in University of Jena.
1919 – Succeeded Binswanger as Chairman of the University’s psychiatry and neurology clinic.
1924 – Berger made the first EEG recording in man and called it Electroenkephalogram.
– Berger studied brain circulation, psychophysiology and brain temperature.
– Studied and described the nature of EEG alterations in brain diseases such as epilepsy.
1927-1928 – Served as Rector at the University of Jena.
1937 – He was invited to present his work to an international forum.
1938 – Became Professor Emeritus in Psychology.
1941 – Hans Berger committed suicide by hanging himself on 1st of June.