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Adolph Zimmern

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Death: 1864 (67)
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of David Seligmann Zimmern and Sara Zimmern
Husband of Sara Zimmern
Brother of Prof. Dr. jur. Sigmund Wilhelm Zimmern; Regine Julia Jolberg; Salomon Zimmern; Philipp Zimmern; Friederike Zimmern and 7 others

Occupation: Kaufmann; Präsident der Handelskammer in Heidelberg
Managed by: Johann Zimmern
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About Adolph Zimmern

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.

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, 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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Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Age 67
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Age 67