Wilhelm Fliess

Physician

1858 – 1928

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Who was Wilhelm Fliess?

Wilhelm Fliess was a German Jewish otolaryngologist who practised in Berlin. On Josef Breuer's suggestion, Fliess attended several "conferences" with Sigmund Freud beginning in 1887 in Vienna, and the two soon formed a strong friendship. Through their extensive correspondence and the series of personal meetings, Fliess came to play an important part in the development of psychoanalysis.

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Born
Oct 24, 1858
Choszczno
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Oct 13, 1928
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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