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  ...

Fritz Deutscher

  • Born: 08-13-1914
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Fritz DEUTSCHER, born on August 13th, 1914 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria) was the son of Cecilie Deutscher, a young widowed woman (his father died in the First Word War). She lived with her sons Fritz (born 1914) and Sigmund (born 1910) since 1924 in a flat in the newly errected communal housing in Vienna's 9th district, Roegergasse 6/I/3.

Fritz Deutscher graduated from highschool ("maturierte") - Realschule in Wien 9., Glasergasse 24 - in summer 1932 and enrolled at the University of Vienna in fall term 1932/33. He had to enroll at the Philosophical School for a year to take the "Latinum" (Latin language certificate) a requirement for the medical studies and then he enrolled at the Medical School for his medical studies in fall term 1933/34.He was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 5th year of his studies ('Absolutorium' was certified on June 30th, 1938). In the spring term 1938 he could continue his studies in the context of the 2%-Numerus clausus of Jewish Students until the end of the term, but was forced then to leave the university without any graduation in summer 1938.

On July 30, 1938 the family was also forced to leave the flat in Roegergasse for racist reason and the family had to prepare to flee from Austria.

Fritz Deutscher could emigrate and died in the late 1980ies.

Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna, Nationale PHIL and MED; SAUER 2014, 58; information from his son Jonathan Dexter, 2019.

Herbert Posch


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