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  ...


Emil Epstein

  • Born: 08-19-1875
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Emil EPSTEIN (born on August 19th, 1875 in Vienna, died on February 25th, 1951 in Vienna) was Pd. for Pathologie (Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie) at the Medical School of the University of Vienna.
He was persecuted in times of Nazism because of racist reason, lost his position and was thrown out of the university in 1938.

Lit.: MÜHLBERGER 1993, 20; MERINSKY 1980, 49-49a; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog.

Herbert Posch


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