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košíkPardubice - Jewish cemetery

Pardubice

GPS: 50°1'13.82"N 15°46'52.81"E (226 m above sea level)

Land for a cemetery was sold to Pardubice Jews in 1624. Even after expansion the cemetery was no longer sufficient; in 1883 the so-called New Cemetery was established. Upon orders from the German office the cemetery was liquidated in 1939 and remains were transferred to a common grave at the New Cemetery along with several tombstones, which were placed to the left of the entrance. In this cemetery is located a memorial with the names of 542 Pardubice victims of the Holocaust and a second dedicated to seven unknown victims that did not survive transport from Auschwitz in January 1945. Inscriptions... Full description

Land for a cemetery was sold to Pardubice Jews in 1624. Even after expansion the cemetery was no longer sufficient; in 1883 the so-called New Cemetery was established. Upon orders from the German office the cemetery was liquidated in 1939 and remains were transferred to a common grave at the New Cemetery along with several tombstones, which were placed to the left of the entrance. In this cemetery is located a memorial with the names of 542 Pardubice victims of the Holocaust and a second dedicated to seven unknown victims that did not survive transport from Auschwitz in January 1945. Inscriptions on the tombstones are in Hebrew, German, and Czech.
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Category Jewish cemetery

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  • Pardubice (3 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (80 km)
  • Václav Havel Aiport (109 km)

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