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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Friedrich Rihl (Riehl)

  • Born: 12-19-1878
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: deprivation of academic degree

Friedrich RIHL (RIEHL) (born on December 19th, 1878 in Villach, Carinthia, died on November 25th, 1943, imprisoned in Schwäbisch-Hall), had graduated at the Medical School at the University of Vienna on March 23rd, 1904 with the academic degree 'Dr. med.'.
In times of Nazism he was deprived of his academic degree on November 29th, 1943 because of his political opinion.
It took 12 years since the deprivation - and a very long time since the end of Nazism - until the regranting of the doctorate took finally place on July 4th, 1955.

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Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/graduation register ("Promotionsprotokoll") MED 1898–1904 Nr. 1456, rectorate GZ 289 ex 1943/44, GZ 561/19 ex 1944/45; POSCH 2009, 465; Salzburg-Wiki; Stolpersteine Salzburg; information from Dr. Barbara Sauer, Vienna 08/2020 and from Augustin Kloiber, Archiv für Ortsgeschichte, St. Gilgen 10/2002.


Herbert Posch


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