Jewish Rights Landmarks in Denmark and Norway

Denmark

Jews in Copenhagen granted permission to build first formal synagogue

1766

Jews given access to craft guilds and can defend university theses

1788

Jews granted civil rights in royal decree

1814

Jews become eligible for municipal election

1837

New constitution prohibits inequality on basis of religious grounds

1849

Norway

Jews banned from entering newly created Norway

1814

Ban is repealed

1851

Jews become authorized to enter government service

1891

First Jewish congregation established

1892