U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Sigmund Freud looks to his left the year before his death

A portrait of famed psychologist and big thinker Sigmund Freud in 1938. Sigmund Freud was born in 1856, so he turned 82 the year this photo was taken. Freud died the next year, in 1939, of cancer.

This photo is from the collection of the U.S. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. The digital ID there is: cph 3b19621

See our biography of Sigmund Freud