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  ...

Friedrich Zak

  • Born: 02-13-1915
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Friedrich ZAK, born on February 13th, 1915 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of  tit. ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Emil Zak (physician, chief physician of Viennas' polyclinic and head of the cardiology department), lived in Wien 9, Widerhofergasse 7, was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 5th year of his studies ('Absolutorium' was certified on November 28th, 1938). In the spring term 1938 he could continue his studies in the context of the Numerus clausus of Jewish Students until the end of the term.

Also his brother Dr. med. Georg Zak, student at the philosophical school in his 3rd of chemical studies was forced to leave the university and also their father, Prof. Dr. Emil Zak, lost his venia legendi at the University of Vienna in April 1938 and was forced to leave his position as Primarius of the Policlinic.

Lit: Vienna University Archive/Medical School: Nationale; information from Mag. Barbara Sauer (Project "Medical Doctors in Austria 1938-1945. Deprivation of Rights, Expulsion, Murder"); Austrian State Archive/Archiv der Republik/06-Finanzen/Hilfsfonds.

Herbert Posch


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Nationale of Friedrich Zak, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Friedrich Zak, fall te...
Nationale of Friedrich Zak, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Friedrich Zak, fall te...
Nationale of Friedrich Zak, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Friedrich Zak, spring ...
Nationale of Friedrich Zak, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Friedrich Zak, spring ...



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