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Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisalocked

  • Catharine M. C. Haines


Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 5 August 1908 at Ashton Wold, Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the eldest daughter of (Nathaniel) Charles Rothschild (1877–1923), merchant, banker, and conservationist, and his wife, Rozsika (1870–1940), third daughter of Colonel Alfred von Wertheimstein...

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