Adolph Zimmern (1797 - 1864)

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Birthplace: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Death: Died in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Managed by: Johann Zimmern
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Adolph Zimmern was a Jewish merchant and banker in Heidelburg, Germany. He bought his "civil rights" in 1821. He was the first Jewish politicians in Heidelberg in the 1830s. In 1846, he was elected to the High Council of the Jews in Karlsruhe formely held by his late father David Zimmern. Because he was

There was an attempt to storm his house in the 1848 anti-Jewish riots. He was one of two delegates sent by the Association for German customs union, a union of industrialists, merchants and bankers in Frankfurt that same year. The two delegates were supposed to register their interests and take primarily on the economic impact committee. He was perceived as too conciliatory, and not "revolutionary" enough, so he lost is position in 1949.

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pg 79,80

"Liberty is, what we - have not." Jews in the Revolution of 1848, in: Jewish Life in Heidelberg. Studies on an intermittent history, ed. Norbert Giovanni, Johannes Bauer, Hans-Martin Mumm, Heidelberg 1992, p.61-106.by Martin Mumm - (Edited by Miriam Seidler)

Mumm, Martin: "Freiheit ist das, was wir - nicht haben." Jüdinnen und Juden in der Revolution von 1848, in: Jüdisches Leben in Heidelberg. Studien zu einer unterbrochenen Geschichte, hrsg. Von Norbert Giovanni, Johannes Bauer, Hans-Martin Mumm, Heidelberg 1992, S.61-106. (Bearbeitet von Miriam Seidler)

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Adolph Zimmern's Timeline

1797
1797
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
1821
1821
Age 24
1822
1822
Age 25
1848
1848
Age 51
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1864
1864
Age 67
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1864
Age 67