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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Stefan Zweig

  • Born: 11-28-1881
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: deprivation of academic degree

Stefan ZWEIG, born on 28 November, 1881 in Vienna, deceased on February 22, 1942 in Petropolis, Brazil, is awarded his Ph. D. in Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Vienna on July 19, 1904 (doctoral thesis:"The Philosoph ...

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