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 Hatschek

  • Born: 01-25-1914
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Fritz HATSCHEK, born on January 25th, 1914 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of Karl Hatschek (dentist), lived in Vienna 1st district, Stubenbastei 1, was enrolled finally in the spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 5th and last year of his studies (Leaving Certificate ["Abgangszeugnis"] was issued on September 15th, 1938).

After the takeover of power of National-Socialism in 1938 he was forced to quit his studies for racist reason without a chance to graduate. He requested to continue his studies in the context of the 2% numerus clausus of Jewish Students, and was able to enroll for a few months but soon was forced to leave the University of Vienna without graduation.

He lived in Prague during World War II and perished in the Shoah and also his parents were deported and murdered, only his sister Lisbeth could emigrate to Great Britain and survived from the family.


Lit.: POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 401; Archive of the University of Vienna/Enrollment forms ("Nationale") MED 1937-1938; www.yadvashem.org [March 2006], cited there: Testimony sent to the Shoah-Foundation by L. Loewy in November 1978; information from Dr. Barbara Sauer, Vienna 08/2019.


Herbert Posch


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Nationale of Fritz Hatschek, spring termn 1938 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Fritz Hatschek, spring...
Nationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall t...
Nationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall t...
Nationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall t...
Nationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Fritz Hatschek, fall t...



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