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Congress of Berlin
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In 1878, as a consequence of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878, the Congress of Berlin decided on territorial questions and the recognition of new states in Southeast Europe. The great event of European diplomacy was an occasion of Jewish initiatives to win over the gathered powers for the emancipation of Jews in the Balkans and especially in Romania. In fact, the Congress of Berlin predicat…

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Kirchhoff, Markus, “Congress of Berlin”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0084>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401

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