Preamble

Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...

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Ernst Zerner

  • Born: 02-24-1884
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled teacher

Ernst ZERNER (born on February 24th, 1884 in Eibenschütz/Moravia [Ivančice/Czech Republic]) was Pd. (ao. Prof.) for chemistry (organic and anorganic chemistry) at the Philosophical School of the University of Vienna.

He was persecuted in times of Nazism as a Jew lost his position and was thrown out of the university in 1938. He was able to emigrate to London/Great Britain. His daughter Gertrud Zerner, who studied at the Philosophical School, was also expelled from the University of Vienna.




zuletzt aktualisiert am 20.10.2017

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