This illustration explains the Blutschutzgesetz
: In general, the light (or the cross) symbols stand for German-blooded, the dark symbols for Jew. In general: No restriction if both people are German-blooded; If one of them is Quarter-Jew (Mischling 2. Grades
) also no problem; Half-Jews need a special permission to marry people of German blood (in General, there were no such permissions); People that are more than half-Jew are not permitted to marry German-blooded people
The Nuremberg Laws is the name for three (historically: two laws) that were set into practice in Germany in 1935, and that were valid until 1945. They are named after the city of Nuremberg where the legislative assembly met.
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Title page of RGB I No. 100 proclaiming the laws, issued 16 September 1935
1935 chart shows racial classifications under the Nuremberg Laws: German, Mischlinge, and Jew.
Decree of Tsar Boris III for approval of The law for protection of the nation