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Davis, Henry David (1839–1915), architect, was born on 1 June 1839 at 121 High Holborn, London, the son of Abraham Davis, and his wife, Emma Moses. Nothing is known about his education or early life, but he became an architect. On 23 October 1879 he married ...

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Goldsmid, Sir Francis Henry, second baronet (1808–1878), lawyer and Jewish communal leader, was born at Spital Square, London, on 1 May 1808, the second son of the financier Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, first baronet (1778–1859), and his wife and cousin, Isabel Goldsmid (1788–1860)...

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Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, first baronet (1778–1859) by unknown artist Collection University College London; © reserved in the photograph

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Goldsmid, Sir Isaac Lyon, first baronet (1778–1859), financier and Jewish communal leader, was born in London on 13 January 1778, the eldest of the six children of Asher Goldsmid, a bullion broker, and his wife, Rachel, née Keyser. Asher's father, Aaron, had settled in ...

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Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist, was born at 26 Frederic Street, Birmingham, on 6 September 1861, the second of three sons (there were also two daughters) of Simeon Greenberg, jewellery manufacturer, and his wife, Matilda Samson. His parents were Orthodox Jews. He was sent to ...

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Hugo Gabriel Gryn (1930–1996) by Mark Gerson, 1993 © Mark Gerson; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gryn, Hugo Gabriel (1930–1996), rabbi and broadcaster, was born in Berehovo, Czechoslovakia, on 25 June 1930, in a home filled with great learning and warmth. His father, Géza Gryn (1900–1945), was a timber merchant; his mother was Bella Neufeld (1908–1964) of Silce. The ...

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Joseph, Nathan Solomon (1834–1909), architect and social worker, was born on 17 December 1834 at The Crescent, The Minories, London, one of nine children of City merchant Solomon Joseph (1805–1868) and his wife, Jane Selig (d. 1893). Nathan was educated at home under private tutors and from 1852 to 1854 at ...

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Kagan, Joseph [formerly Juozapas Kaganas], Baron Kagan (1915–1995), textile manufacturer, was born in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 6 June 1915, the second of the three children of Benjaminas (Benjamin) Kaganas (1879–1988), textile manufacturer, and his wife, Mira (Miriam; 1893–1965), daughter of Shlomo and ...

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Levy, Moses Elias (1782–1854), Jewish reformer and slavery abolitionist, was born in Mogador, Morocco, on 10 July 1782, son of Eliahu Ha-Levi ibn Yuli (d. c.1800), a courtier and royal merchant, and his wife, Rachel, one of three wives in a plural marriage. The ...

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Marks, David Woolf (1811–1909), rabbi and Hebrew scholar, was born in London on 22 November 1811, the eldest son of Woolf Marks, merchant, and his wife, Mary. His early education was at the Jews' Free School in Bell Lane, Spitalfields, and when just thirteen years old he was placed in charge of the management of the school for three months during the absence of the master through illness. He then spent five years as a pupil teacher at ...

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Marks, Harry Hananel (1855–1916), journalist, newspaper proprietor, and politician, was born on 9 April 1855 in London, the fifth of six children of David Woolf Marks (1811–1909), eminent Hebrew scholar and chief rabbi of the West London Synagogue, and his wife, Cecilia (...

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Frederic David Mocatta (1828–1905) by Nadar © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mocatta, Frederic David (1828–1905), philanthropist, born in London on 16 January 1828, was the elder son in a family of two sons and two daughters of Abraham Mocatta (1797–1880) [see under Mocatta family], a banker. His father was an active member of the movement in ...

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Salomons, Edward (1828–1906), architect, was born in London, the sixth of fourteen children, seven sons and seven daughters, of German-Jewish cotton merchant Henry Moses Salomons (1794–1874) and his wife, British-born Priscilla Lucas (1801–1886). Salomons's parents were married on 27 January 1819. The family moved from ...

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Segal, Judah Benzion [Ben] (1912–2003), scholar of Semitic languages, was born on 21 June 1912 at 37 Hawthorn Street, Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, the eldest son and second of five children (two girls, three boys) of Moses Hirsch Segal (1875–1968), rabbi and Hebrew scholar, and his wife, ...

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Theodores, Tobias (1808–1886), linguist and Jewish scholar, was born Theodore Tobias in Margulin, in the province of Posen, Prussia. At the age of sixteen he moved to London with his uncle, before moving to Manchester a few years later to take up a position at the counting house of ...