Theodor Herzl

AZL flag holder TransparentTheodor HerzlTheodor Herzl (May 2, 1860 – July 3, 1904) was a Jewish journalist and the father of modern political Zionism. Herzl was born in Pest, the Kingdom of Hungary (today the eastern half of Budapest, then a separate city) to a Jewish family. In 1896, Herzl published the book Judenstaat (The Jewish State). Herzl also assembled the first Zionist congress in Basel, Switzerland, in 1897 of which the protocols are purported to be the minutes.

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