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Frankel, Sir Otto Herzberg (1900–1998), agricultural scientist, was born on 4 November 1900 in Vienna, Austria, the third of four sons of Ludwig Herzberg-Frankel, lawyer, and his wife, Thérèse, née Sommerstein, daughter of a Galician estate-owning family. His paternal grandfather, an author, adopted the hyphenated name ...

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Hardoon, Silas Aaron (1851–1931), merchant and property owner, was born in Baghdad, one of the six children of Aaron Hardoon. He moved with his family to Bombay about 1856. His family was poor and he received only an elementary education, possibly supported by the local ...

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Hart, Ezekiel (1770–1843), landowner and politician, was born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, on 15 May 1770, one of the sons of Aaron Philip Hart (1724–1800) [see under Hart, Aaron], merchant, and his wife, Dorothy Catherine Judah (1747–1827). In 1792 he was based in ...

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Lopes, Sir Manasseh Masseh, first baronet (1755–1831), landowner and politician, was born Manasseh Lopes in Jamaica on 27 January 1755, only son of Mordecai Rodriguez Lopes (d. 1796), plantation owner, and Rebecca, daughter of Manasseh Pereira of Jamaica. He came from a family of Sephardic Jews who had become very wealthy as sugar planters in ...

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Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de (1916–2009), merchant banker and horticulturist, was born at 46 Park Street, Mayfair, London, on 2 January 1916, the elder son and second of the four children of Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1882–1942), partner of NM Rothschild & Sons, the family's bank, and Conservative MP for ...

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Stern, Sir Frederick Claude (1884–1967), banker and horticulturist, was born on 8 April 1884 at 42 Prince's Gate, Knightsbridge, London, the third son of James Julius Stern (1835–1901) [see under Stern family], merchant banker, and his wife, Lucy Leah, née Biedermann...