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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Isak Wurman

  • Born: 12-21-1909
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled student

Isak WURMAN, born on December 21st, 1909 in Nadworna/Poland [Nadvirna/Ukraine] (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Buczacz/Poland [Buchach/Ukraine], Citizenship: Austria), son of Josef Wurman (butcher), lived in Wien 2, Hammer-Purgstall-Gass ...

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