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  ...

Erich Urbach

  • Born: 07-29-1893
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Erich URBACH (born on July 29th, 1893 in Prague, died on December 17th, 1946 in Philadelphia) was lecturer ('Dozent') for Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten 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 was able to emigrate to the USA.

Lit.: MERINSKY 1980, 271-272; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog


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