Deported and forgotten – Leonore Brecher

Jewish women scientists in Vienna

Leonore Rachelle Brecher was a zoologist at the Institute for Experimental Biology in Vienna. She is the author of more than 20 scientific publications. After 1938, she attempted to emigrate, but was not successful. On September 18, 1942, Leonore Brecher was murdered in the extermination camp Maly Trostinec.

Deported and forgotten – Leonore Brecher studied how animals develop colors

Deported and forgotten – Henriette Burchardt

Jewish women scientists in Vienna

Henriette Burchardt was a scientist in Vienna. Known also as “Henny”, Burchardt worked at the Institute for Experimental Biology in Vienna from 1924 to 1932. On October 23, 1944, Henriette Burchardt was deported to the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. She did not survive. Her date of death remains unknown.

Deported and forgotten – Henriette Burchardt studied limb regeneration
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