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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Heinz Röhr [Sir Henry Peter Rowe]

  • Born: 08-18-1916
  • Faculty: Faculty of Law
  • Category: expelled student

Heinz ROEHR [later: Sir Henry Peter ROWE], born on August 18th, 1916 in Bad Ischl/Upper Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna, Citizenship: Austria), son of lawyer Dr. Richard Roehr (1878-1943) and Olga Roehr, née Schnabl (1888-1968), lived in Vienna's 6th district, Koenigseggasse 11, was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Law School in the 3rd 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.


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") JUR 1937-1938; POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 458; SAUER/REITER-ZATLOUKAL 2010, 285; information from Dr. Barbara Sauer, Vienna 03/2020; wikipedia; www.geni.com; George ENGLE, Rowe, Sir Henry Peter (1916-1992), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 | doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/51307.


Herbert Posch


Dokumente

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



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