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Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild (1908–2005) by Tessa Traeger, 2001 © Tessa Traeger / National Portrait Gallery, London


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...


Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of three children of Nathaniel Mayer de Rothschild, first Baron Rothschild (1840–1915), banker and MP, and his wife, ...