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Congress of Vienna
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The Congress of Vienna in 1814/1815 is the first gathering in the history of modern states which specifically addressed the legal status of the Jews (Emancipation). This primarily concerned the German Confederation, newly founded in the course of the Congress. Its states retained their own regulations against the wishes of the leading representatives of the powers and were also allowed to withdraw rights previou…

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Kirchhoff, Markus, “Congress of Vienna”, 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 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_01104>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401

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