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  ...

Karl Roretz

  • Born: 07-24-1881
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled teacher

Karl RORETZ (born on July 24th, 1881 in Breiteneich b.Horn, died on July 17th, 1967) was Pd. (ao. Prof.) for Philosophie (Geschichte der neueren Philosophie) 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 1939. He returned to Austria in June 1945 and got back his position at the University of Vienna.


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