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date: 10 July 2020

Jeejeebhoy, Sir Jamsetjee, first baronetlocked

(1783–1859)
  • E. J. Rapson
  • , revised by A.-M. Misra

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Jeejeebhoy, Sir Jamsetjee, first baronet (1783–1859), businessman and philanthropist, was born at Bombay on 15 July 1783. He was the son of Merwanjee Maneckjee Jeejeebhoy (d. 1799) and Jeeveebai Cowassi (d. 1799), weavers, of Nowsaree, a small town in the princely state of ...

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