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 ...
Andrew Colin Gow
See Hart, Aaron [Uri Feibusch, Uri ben Rav Hirz Hamburger]
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 ...
J. A. Hamilton
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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 ...
Richard A. Hawkins
Salomons, Leopold (1841–1915), financier and landowner, was born at 22 Claremont Terrace, Pentonville, London, on 14 May 1841, the younger son of Abraham Solomons (c.1794–1877) and his wife, Betty, née Simon-Hirsch, otherwise Simpson (c.1808–1860). His mother was an immigrant from ...