Carl Jung

  • Carl Jung born in Switzerland.

    Carl Jung born in Switzerland.
  • Jung enters university to study science and medicine.

    Jung enters university to study science and medicine.
  • Jung's father dies.

    Jung's father dies.
  • Graduates from University of Basel with M.D.

    Graduates from University of Basel with M.D.
  • Jung gets Ph.D at University of Zurich for psychological phenomena.

    Jung gets Ph.D at University of Zurich for psychological phenomena.
  • Marries Emma Rauschenberg.

    Marries Emma Rauschenberg.
  • First meeting with Freud and writes "The Psychology of Dementia Praecox."

    First meeting with Freud and writes "The Psychology of Dementia Praecox."
  • Initial disagreement between Jung and Freud about:

    Initial disagreement between Jung and Freud about:
  • Complete breakdown of relationship with Freud;

    Jung's colleagues abandon him; his new book "Transformations of Libido" declared rubbish; Jung himself dismissed as a mystic
  • World War I starts

    World War I starts
    It affects Jungs dreams, and his self examination leads to great theorys.
  • Writes "Seven Sermons of the Dead"

    Writes "Seven Sermons of the Dead"
    It outlines his most essential ideas, including the conflict of opposites and the concept of individuation
  • Publishes "Psychological Types"

    Publishes "Psychological Types"
    The work introduces "introverted" and "extroverted" into everyday speech.
  • Solidifies his concepts of individuation, collective unconscious, and archetypes

  • Jung becomes president of General Medical Society for Psychotherapy

    Hitler had just come to power, all German institutions in danger of forced Nazi conformity; Jung rewrites Society's constitution to better protect its ideology and its Jewish members
  • Jung accused of anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies

    Jung accused of anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathies
  • Resigns presidency of Society for Psychotherapy

  • Jung suffers a major heart attack

    Jung suffers a major heart attack
    His gradual healing and break allows him to develop more thoughts on his main themes; Jung is very slow to recover.
  • The C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich is founded

  • "Answer to Job" is published

    Causes controversy among many theologians (Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish alike)
  • His wife, Emma Jung, dies

    Retreated from public attention
  • "Memories, Dreams, Reflections" is published

    Jungs autobiography that he feels compelled to write.
  • "Man and his Symbols"

    Began and then published after his death.
  • Death