Rudolf Gelbard

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Rudolf Gelbard
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Gelbard at the Burgtheater, Vienna in 2014
Born(1930-12-04)4 December 1930
Vienna, Austria
Died24 October 2018(2018-10-24) (aged 87)
Vienna, Austria
NationalityAustrian
Known forHolocaust survivor
Political campaigner

Rudolf Gelbard (4 December 1930 – 24 October 2018) was an Austrian Holocaust survivor and political campaigner against. He fought against anti-Semitism and neo-Nazism. He taught in schools and universities about his experiences during the Holocaust. From 1954-1963, Gelbard worked for the Ministry of Social Affairs. He later worked as a merchant, before becoming editor of the Kurier in 1975.[1][2]

Gelbard died in Vienna on 24 October 2018 at the age of 87.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Starzmann, Paul (3 November 2017). "Österreich: Holocaust-Überlebender warnt vor FPÖ und erntet Shit-Storm". Vorwärts. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. "KZ-Überlebender warnt vor FPÖ und wird attackiert". OE24. 1 November 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  3. Schmidt, Colette (24 October 2018). "Holocaust-Überlebender Rudolf Gelbard gestorben". Der Standard (in German). Retrieved 26 October 2018.