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

Werner Cohn (1914-1942?)

Other headings: Werner Cohn-Goerke

Gdańsk (Germany, later Poland) 28 February 1914 - 1942?

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Hella Levy (Germany 1913 - Auschwitz 1944?), wife, arrested after 8 September in Italy and deported to Auschwitz, she did not survive.



Birth and education

  • Student

  • Johannesgymnasyum
  • Student

University studies

  • Franz Leopold Universität
  • Student

University studies

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Universität
  • Student

Emigration to Italy

  • Università degli studi di Firenze; information is missing on the period after 1938.
  • Student

Sojourn in London


Emigration to France

  • No information

Deportation to Auschwitz

  • Deported from Drancy on 2 September 1942.