Born: May 21, 1873 AD
Died: 1941 AD, at 68 years of age.
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.
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