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  ...


Rudolf Neurath

  • Born: 02-17-1869
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled teacher

Rudolf NEURATH (born on February 17th, 1869 in Vienna, died on October 14th, 1947 in New York, USA) was lecturer ('Dozent') for Kinderheilkunde 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.: Archive of the University of Vienna, personal records; MERINSKY 1980, 169-170; MÜHLBERGER 1993, 28; UB MedUni Wien/van Swieten Blog.

Herbert Posch

zuletzt aktualisiert am 25.11.2019

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