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  ...

Rudolf Martin Strisower

  • Born: 11-05-1886
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Rudolf Martin STRISOWER (born on November 5th, 1886 in Jaroslau) was lecturer ('Dozent') for Innere Medizin at the Medical 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 on April 22nd, 1938.

He had to flee from Vienna after the so called "Anschluss" and could emigrate to the USA. He deceased on Februar 27, 1940 in NY/USA.

Lit.: MERINSKY 1980, 270; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog; information from his great-greatcousins Jérôme Segal 2017.


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