Prof. Michael Evenarí
born on 9.10.1904 in Metz as Walter Schwarz. After studying botany and obtaining his doctorate in Frankfurt, he moved to the Botanical Institute of the Technical University of Darmstadt. There his habilitation procedure was not completed: after he had given his trial lecture in February 1933, he was dismissed without notice as a Jew on April 1, 1933. He immediately decided to emigrate and left Darmstadt and Germany.