Elise Richter

woman and Holocaust victim

Aged unknown

Elise Richter (2 March 1865 – 23 June 1943) was a Viennese philologist and the only woman at any Austrian university, pre-World War I, to hold an academic appointment. Persecuted by Nazi officials during World War II, she was deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp in German-occupied Czechoslovakia in October 1942, and died there in June 1943.

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Elise Richter [full inscription unknown]

English translation: Elise Richter

Koppenstraße 41 / 41A, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany where they lived