Sigmund Freud was in Austria when the Nazi’s attacked. He was a very sick and elderly Jewish man who was stricken with cancer as he became much older. (“Sigmund” DISCovering 4) Even though he was very ill, he still managed to make an impact on society and he was a true revolutionary. A revolutionary is one who impacts others enough to change the thoughts and perspectives of society. Sigmund Freud was a world renowned psychologist and writer who forever changed the world of psychoanalysis.
Sigmund Freud had a very educational early life, but in his ending days, he became a very sickly man. Freud was born in Freiberg, Moravia in the Austrian Empire which is present day Pribor, Czech Republic, on May 6th, 1856. He moved with his family to Vienna, Austria; a well known city then and now as a cultural and intellectual Mecca. His Jewish background, with its emphasis on education, prompted the young scholar to enter the University of Vienna at age 17. By ag...