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Many Hungarian Notables Are of Jewish Descent Lexicon to Show

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A Jewish Lexicon is now being printed and is to appear this winter. The Lexicon will give the biographies of famous people who are Jewish or of Jewish origin. It will in ## scholar., ## political leaders and financiers, who have played an important part in public affairs, if there is any Jewish blood in their veins, although they or their forbears have left the Jewish faith.

It is estimated that the Lexicon will embrace seventy-five per cent of the government councillors, nearly all the big bankers, university professors, theatrical stars, painters, sculptors, musicians, ministerial officials, army officers of the rank of major upwards, authors and journalists, including such who work on Christian papers and have renounced and denied their Jewishness and even hold prominent posititions among the leaders of the anti-Semitic organizations. Political leaders in large numbers, ex-minister, ambassadors, knights, barons and earls, will be meet in the Lexicon on the common ground of a Jewish origin which they are at great pains to deny, it was declared.

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