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  ...

Erwin Hacker

  • Born: 12-17-1913
  • Faculty: Faculty of Law
  • Category: expelled student

Erwin HACKER, born on December 17th, 1913 in Wiener Neustadt/Lower Austria (entitled residency ("heimatberechtigt") for Wiener Neustadt/Lower Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of Josef Hacker (1879-1947, merchant) and Adelheid Hacker (1878-1949), lived in Vienna's 8th district, Zeltgasse 3, was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Law School in the 4th and last year of his studies.

In 1938, after the takeover of power of National-Socialism he was forced to quit his studies for racist reason and to leave the University of Vienna.

He had to flee Vienna and was able to emigrate to Great Britain in time with his parents and brother Robert (b. 1910) in 1939, where they lived in Finchley, Middlesex, England.

Erwin HACKER died in September 1994 in London, England/Great Brtian.


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") IUR 1933-1938; The National Archives Kew, London/HO 396 WW2 Internees (Aliens) Index Cards 1939-1947 HO 396/32, Register for England &Wales/RG 101/764F; General Register Office U.K./Deathindex England & Wales; POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 399.


Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Erwin Hacker, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front),  Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Erwin Hacker, fall ter...
Nationale of Erwin Hacker, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back),  Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Erwin Hacker, fall ter...
Nationale of Erwin Hacker, spring term 1938 (1st form front),  Photo: H. Posch (c) Vienna University ArchiveNationale of Erwin Hacker, spring t...
Nationale of Erwin Hacker, spring term 1938 (1st form back),  Photo: H. Posch (c) Vienna University ArchiveNationale of Erwin Hacker, spring t...



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