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  ...

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Felix Katersohn

  • Born: 07-31-1917
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Felix KATERSOHN, born on July 31st, 1917 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of Felix Katersohn (b. 1889, railway official) and Elisabeth, née Czepan (b. 1897), lived in Vienna's 12th district, Thunhofgasse 5, had graduated from highschool ("Realgymnasium Wien XII) and started his medical studies at the University of Vienna in fall term 1935/36. He was enrolled in spring term 1938 at the Medical School in the 3rd year of his studies (Leaving Certificate ('Abgangszeugnis') was issued on May 5th, 1939).

>>> more detailled biography only in German - to be translated soon

He died as a paratrooper of the German Wehrmacht on November 12th, 1943 at the island Leros.


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") MED 1937-1939, MED graduation registry ("Promotionsprotokoll") M 33.13, 5519, MED GZ 1115 ex 1939/40, MED S 51.1, MED S 51.2, Rektorat GZ 944 ex 1939/40/41, RA GZ 464 ex 1938/39; REITER-ZATLOUKAL/SAUER 2019 .


Herbert Posch


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Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, fall term 1937/38, front (photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, fall term 1937/38, back, photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, spring term 1938, front (photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, spring term 1938, back (photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, fall term 1938/39, front (photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, enrollment form medical school, fall term 1938/39, back (photo: Herbert Posch), © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, enrollment form me...
Felix Katersohn, medical school graduation registry ("Promotionsprotokoll") from December 31st,  1941, © Archive of the UniversitFelix Katersohn, medical school gra...
Felix Katersohn, deans report, 1940, © Archive of the University of ViennaFelix Katersohn, deans report, 1940...



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