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Otto Fenichel

Otto Fenichel (2 December 1897 in Vienna - 22 January 1946 in Los Angeles) was a psychoanalyst of the so-called "second generation". Otto Fenichel started studying medicine in 1915 in Vienna. Already as a very young man, when still in school, he was attracted by the circle of psychoanalysts around Freud. During the years 1915 and 1919, he attended lectures by Freud, and as early as 1920, aged 23, he became a member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society. In 1922 Fenichel moved to Berlin. During...See more