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Beit, Alfredlocked

(1853–1906)
  • C. W. Boyd
  • , revised by Ian Phimister

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Beit, Alfred (1853–1906), mining magnate and philanthropist, born at Hamburg on 15 February 1853, was the eldest son of Siegfried and Laura Beit. His father was a merchant belonging to a well-known Hamburg family descended from Portuguese Jews, and Lutheran by religion. Beit...

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