Nuremberg Laws

(1935)

The Nuremberg Laws were two anti-Semitic (anti-Jewish) laws promulgated in 1935 by the Reichstag (the German parliament) in Nazi Germany. The laws were so named because they were passed in connection with a Nazi Party rally in the German city of Nuremberg, where that year the Reichstag met for the first time since 1543. The first of the laws, dated September 15, 1935, was the Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor. The second, with the same date, was the Reich Citizenship Law. A third piece of legislation, called the First Supplementary Decree, was dated November...

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Chart describing Nuremberg Laws (Holocaust Memorial Museum)

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