The Nuremberg Laws 1935

The Nuremberg Laws 1935
The Nuremberg Laws 1935

The Nuremberg Laws 1935 – 15 September 1935

The Nuremberg Race Laws are passed by the German parliament (Reichstag).

The Reich Citizenship Law and the Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor were the two pieces of legislation that made up the Nuremberg Race Laws. Both regulations were passed during a special session of the Nazi-controlled Reichstag in Nuremberg, Germany. Many of the racial theories that underlay Nazi ideology were formalized through these laws, which also provided the legal framework for Germany’s systematic persecution of Jews.

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