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 Silberstein

  • Born: 11-20-1888
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Friedrich SILBERSTEIN (born on November 20th, 1888 in Teschen/Austrian Silesia [polish-chech double-city Cieszyn/Český Těšín]) was assistant teacher and lecturer with the title of an extraordinary professor ("Privatdozent ...

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