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KLEMPERER, WILHELM:

German rabbi; born March 30, 1839, at Prague; son of Guttmann Klemperer. After attending the gymnasium of his native city, he studied (1856-1863) at the university and the Jewish theological seminary in Breslau (Ph.D., Leipsic, 1861) and was ordained rabbi in 1863. He was successively rabbi at Landsberg (1864-1885) and Bromberg (1885-91); he was called in 1891 as preacher to the Reform congregation of Berlin.

Klemperer has published: "Fest- und Gelegenheitspredigten," Breslau, 1866; "Christian Thomasius"; "Voltaire und die Juden"; "Beiträge zur Vergleichenden Gnomologie."

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