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Jakub Karol Parnas

Jakub Karol Parnas was born in 1884 in Mokriany near Drohobych, at that time part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in the province of Galicia (now...
Biochemist

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht was born in Zhovkva, Austria-Hungary. He was a member of the United Nations' International Law Commission from 1952 to...
Judge

Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger was born in 1905 in Wiznitz (Vyzhnytsia), a town in west of Czernowitz, northern Bukovyna, in today's Ukraine. He was ...
Filmmaker

Paul Celan

Paul Celan was one of the major German language poets and translator after World War II. His poetry being influenced by his traumatic experience...
Author

Szymon Askenazy

Szymon Ashkenazy was born in Zawichost. He was a Polish historian, educator, statesman and diplomat, founder of the Askenazy school. ...
Historian

Yitzhak Ben-Aharon

Ben-Aharon was born in the Bukovina region of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today Romania). He became a leader in Hashomer Hatzair in Romania,...
Zionist activist

Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder  was born Samuel Wilder to a Jewish family in Sucha Beskidzka, Austria-Hungary.  He was an Austrian-born American filmmaker,...
Filmmaker

Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich (24 March 1897 – 3 November 1957) was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of...
Psychiatrist