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Jüdischer Friedhof Schwarzrheindorf - Bonn, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Maisi2
N 50° 45.439 E 007° 06.326
32U E 366371 N 5624549
Quick Description: Little inactive Jewish Cemetery in Schwarzrheindorf (district of Bonn).
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 7/20/2016 3:30:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMRPWA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
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Long Description:
The "Jüdische Friedhof Schwarzrheindorf" (Jewish Cemetery Schwarzrheindorf) is a little inactive cemetery in Schwarzrheindorf, which is a district of Bonn. It is located outside the village on the right bank of the Rhine behind the flood dike. It is an architectural monument and a listed building.

It is not exactly clear, when the cemetery was established. The oldest tombstone is from 1623. The cemetery was purchased in 1818 by the Jewish community in Bonn. Due to the installation of air defense unit 1939, the cemetery has been severely damaged - nevertheless on the 7660 square meter cemetery there are still 444 grave stones to find. The burial ground is rich of trees and surrounded by a fence and two entry ports. Nowadays the cemetery is freely accessible.

Graves of famous personalities on this cemetery:
- Isaak Kahana Rapaport (1730-13. März 1788), Chief Rabbi
- Simcha Bunim Cohen Rappaport (1734-8. April 1816), Chief Rabbi
- Abraham Auerbach (1763-1846), Chief Rabbi
- Rachel Zuntz (1787–1874), Businesswoman
- Aaron Auerbach (1810-1886), Chief Rabbi
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Schwarzrheindorf, Bonn / Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

Approximate number of graves: 444

Cemetery Status: Inactive Maintained

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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