Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019-Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Cypa Aleksandrowicz Brodacz (1912-1944)

Knyszyn (Russia, later Poland) 2 December 1912 - Orsogna (Chieti) 8 January 1944

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Hirsz Brodacz (Bialystok, Russia, later Poland, 16 February 1913 - ?), husband: with her during emigration to Italy as a medical school student and interned with her in Italian concentration camps from 1940.


1912Knyszyn (Russia, later Poland)

Birth and education

  • Student

University studies in Italy

  • Università di Pavia, 1932-33; Università di Perugia
  • Student

University studies in Italy

  • Università di Siena, Medical and Surgery School, 1935-39
  • Student
1940Orsogna (CH)

Internment in Italy

  • Internment from 1940 in the following concentration camps: Lanciano (CH), from 16 July 1940; Atri (TE), from 4 October 1940; Torricella Sicura (TE), from 21 July 1941; Orsogna (CH), from 18 September 1942.
1944Orsogna (CH)
  • Died in the concentration camp of Orsogna (CH)