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Nissan Katznelson

Hebrew: ניסן כצנלסון
Birthplace: Babruysk, Mogilev Province, Belarus
Death: Died in Jeruslem, (then: British Mandate of Palestine), Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Shaul Katznelson and Feye Breine Katznelson
Husband of Zelda Katznelson
Father of Rachel Katznelson Shazar; Dr Avraham Katsnelson Nissan; Frida Katsnelson Chomsky; Joseph Katznelson; Shmuel Katsnelson and 1 other
Brother of Mordechai Katznelson and Sarah Katznelson

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About Nissan Katznelson

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Dr. Nissan Katzenelson (b. in Bobruisk, Kurland province of the Russian Empire), was a Russian Jewish activist, member of the First State Duma of the Russian Empire in 1906-1907.

This Libau banker, son of Yosef Katzenelson and Feye Breyne Katzenelson, took part in the Third Zionist congress at Basle, and was subsequently elected to the Directorate of the Jewish Colonial Trust. A close friend of Dr. Theodor Herzl, he was invited to accompany him to Saint Petersburg in 1903. After signing the Vyborg Manifesto, he spent three months in prison and was forbidden to stand again for election.


Lipschitz, Dr. S. (1971). Jewish Communities in Kurland. The Jews in Latvia. Retrieved 2009-11-07. Slutski, Yehuda (1967) (in English (transl. from Hebrew)). Memorial Book of the Community of Bobruisk and its Surroundings. Tel Aviv: Tarbut ve-hinukh. pp. 871.

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Nissan Katznelson's Timeline

Babruysk, Mogilev Province, Belarus
October 24, 1885
Age 23
Babrujsk, Mogilev Province, Belarus
April 13, 1888
Age 26
Russia, Babruisk
April 6, 1890
Age 28
Age 33
August 1, 1896
Age 34
Age 72
Jeruslem, (then: British Mandate of Palestine), Israel