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Reich, Wilhelm

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1957 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Psychiatrist, Psychologists

1897 – Born on March 24th in Dobrzcynica (Dobzau), Galicia, Austria-Hungary. Founder of Orgonomy. Viennese psychologist who developed a system of psychoanalysis that concentrated on overall character structure, rather than on individual neurotic symptoms.

         – Persecuted psychoanalyst who trained under Freud. Claimed that the release of energy at orgasm could be measured and used to cure cancer – this unit of energy is called the Orgone.

1924 – Married to Annie Pink.

         – A professor in Psychoanalytic Institute of Vienna.

1933 – Married to Elsa Lindenberg.

1942 – Founded Orgone Institute.

1946 – Married to Ilse Ollendorff.

1955 – Married to Aurora Karrer.

1957 – Died on November 3rd in Federal Penitentiary, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.