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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Alfred Eidinger

  • Born: 06-24-1909
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Alfred EIDINGER, born on June 24th, 1909 in Radautz [Rădăuţi]/Romania (stateless), son of Nathan Eidinger (1879-1945, manufacturer) and Bertha née Fischler nd they lived in Vienna's 1st district, Schubertring 3. He was enrolled finally in the fall term 1937/38 at the Medical School in the 5th year of his studies ('Absolutorium' was certified on March 30th, 1938).

He was no mre allowed to take the final examinations and to promote and was forced to leave the university.

Alfred Eidinger had to flee and he could emigrated, together with his parents and his two sisters, and spent the years during World War Two first in Switzerland and then in France, where his family was interned in Camp Drancy.

Alfred Eichinger lived in Nice in 1940 and tried to get a visa to the USA, but did not succeed. He joined the FTP-MOI (Francs-tireurs et partisans – main d’œuvre immigrée), an immigrant-organization of the "Résistance" with code name "Pierre Martin". In the biginning of 1943 he tried to hire a storage depot for arms of the Résistance but was betrayed, arrested and was fated to die from the French officials as a partisan and franctireur.

Alfred Eidinger was executed by French officials in May 26, 1943 at the Ministry of the Air Force in Balard, Paris XV.

Lit.: Nathan Eidinger Family Collection at Leo Baeck Institute/Center for Jewish History AR7033Daniel Grason, EIDINGER Alfred (alias MARTIN Pierre); Gaston Laroche (Boris Matline), On les nommait des étrangers. Les immigrés dans la Résistance, ÉFR, 1965; Mémorial GenWeb; Jean-Pierre Guérend, Hg., Franz Stock: Wegbereiter der Versöhnung. Freiburg/Basel/Wien 2017, 127.

Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (3rd form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (3rd form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (4th form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Nationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall term 1937/38 (4th form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Alfred Eidinger, fall ...
Grave of Alfred Eidinger at the cemetry Ivry-sur-Seine/Dept. Val-de-Marne, France, Nathan Eidinger Collection A7033, (c) LBI/CJH New YorkGrave of Alfred Eidinger at the cem...



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