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  ...

Josef Schiffmann

  • Born: 12-16-1879
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Josef SCHIFFMANN (born on December 16th, 1879 in Vienna) was lecturer ('Dozent') for Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie at the Medical 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 on April 22nd, 1938.

Lit.: MERINSKY 1980, 237-238; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog



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