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  ...

Henryka Berger (geb. Both)

  • Born: 01-15-1912
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Henryka BERGER (nee Both), born on January 15th, 1912 in Lemberg/Poland [Lwiw/Ukraine] (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), daughter of Dr. Benno Both (lawyer), and Dorothea (nee Spitzmann), lived in Wien 1, Stadiongasse 5. Henryka was married to the lawyer Dr. Jakob Berger (born on August 8, 1908 in Lemberg/Poland [Lwiw/Ukraine]) and was enrolled finally in the fall term 1937/38 at the Medical School in the 5th and last year of her studies.

Lit.: information from Mag.a Barbara Sauer (Project "Medical Doctors in Austria 1938-1945. Deprivation of Rights, Expulsion, Murder") August 2017; SAUER/REITER-ZATLOUKAL, 2010, 99; Washington Library, Zygmunt William Birnbaum Papers

Herbert Posch


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Nationale of Henryka Berger, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Henryka Berger, fall t...
Nationale of Henryka Berger, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Henryka Berger, fall t...



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