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  ...


Alfred Francis Pribram

  • Born: 09-01-1859
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled teacher

Alfred Francis PRIBRAM (born on September 1st, 1859 in London, died on May 7th, 1942 in London) was em. o. Prof. for Geschichte (Neuere Geschichte) 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 1938. In 1939 he was able to emigrate to London/Great Britain.

Lit.: Gedenkbuch für die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus an der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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