The Jews of Kraków and its Surrounding Towns

Kraków - Vienna Links

In 1867, the Jews of Kraków were given permission by the Austrio-Hungarian authorities to move outside of Kraków. As a result of this concession, many Krakówers departed for Vienna in an attempt to better their lifestyle, or to attend the university there.

To assist you in tracing these Krakówers, several help tips are provided below. (We would welcome any additional tips that you feel can be added to this page.)


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