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  ...

Norbert Lichtenecker

  • Born: 08-05-1897
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled teacher

Norbert LICHTENECKER (born on August 5th, 1897 in Zillingsdorf, died on March 30th, 1938 in Vienna) was Pd. for Geographie at the Philosophical School of the University of Vienna.
He was persecuted in times of Nazism as a Jew lost his position and was thrown out of the university in .



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