Elias, Norbert

Born: Jun 22, 1897 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Sociologist

1897 - Born on the 22nd of June in Wroclaw, Silesia, Poland.

1915 - He volunteered for the German army in World War I.

1917 - He was declared unfit for service and was posted to Wroclaw as a medical orderly.

       - He began studying philosophy, psychology and medicine at the University of Wroclaw, Poland.

1919 - He quit medicine after passing the preliminary examination.

1922 - He took up a job as a head of the export department in a local hardware factory.

1924 - He graduated with a doctoral dissertation in philosophy entitled "Idea and Individual".

1925 - He moved to Heidelberg, Germany.

1930 - He served as a assistant at the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

1935 - He moved to Great Britain.

1939 - He served as a Senior Research Assistant in London School of Economics, London, England.

1940 - He was detained at internment camps in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

1941 - He was released and moved to Cambridge, England.

1952 - He worked as a group therapist in the Group Analytic Society.

1954 - He moved to Leicester, England.

1962 - He taught as professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

1965 - He came back to Europe and himself in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

1977 - He was the first ever laureate the Theodor W. Adorno Award.

1978 - He worked at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.

1987 - He was first ever laureate the European Amalfi Prize for Sociology and Social Sciences.

1990 - He on the 1st of August in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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