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  ...

Martha [später Marta] Sprinzeles [verh. Schon]

  • Born: 08-02-1914
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Martha SPRINZELES (later married Schon), born on August 2nd, 1914 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria was the daughter of Heinrich Abraham Sprinzeles (retired teacher of religious instruction, born 1868) and Regina (nee Rifke Hirsch, 1877-1942) and lived in Vienna's 2nd district, Herminengasse 15. She was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 5th and last year of her studies. After the so called "Anschluss" in March 1938 she was expelled from the University of Vienna and could not finish her studies.

Her elder sister Herta Sprinzeles (later: Herta Spencer-Laszlo, 1910-2007), who also studied at the Medical School, was expelled from the University of Vienna, too.

Martha (later: Marta) Sprinzeles married Leo Schon (nee: Schön). About her further life and career we have no evidence so far.

 

Lit: information from Mag. Barbara Sauer (Project "Medical Doctors in Austria 1938-1945. Deprivation of Rights, Expulsion, Murder") 2017; Remembering of her granddaughter Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi 2010 in Jewish Women's Archive. "Herta Spencer-Laszlo, 1911 - 2007" <https://jwa.org/weremember/spencer-laszlo-herta>; geni.

Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Martha Sprinzeles, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Martha Sprinzeles, fal...
Nationale of Martha Sprinzeles, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Martha Sprinzeles, fal...
Nationale of Martha Sprinzeles, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Martha Sprinzeles, spr...
Nationale of Martha Sprinzeles, spring termn 1938 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Martha Sprinzeles, spr...



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