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Dangoor, Sir Naim Eliahou (1914–2015), businessman and philanthropist, was born on 17 April 1914 in Baghdad, then part of the Ottoman Empire, the second in the family of six children of Eliahou Dangoor (1883–1976), printer and publisher, and his wife, Khatoun, ...

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Franks, Naphtali (1715–1796), merchant, was born in New York on 1 July 1715, the son of Jacob Franks (1688–1768), merchant, and his wife, (Bilhah) Abigaill, née Levy (1696–1756). His father was a son of Sara Phila Bloch (1662–1695) and the founder of the ...

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Grierson, Sir Ronald Hugh (1921–2014), merchant banker, public servant, and patron of the arts, was born Rolf Hans Griessman on 6 August 1921 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, the son of Ernst Jakob Griessman (1889/90–1954), paper manufacturer, and his wife, Gerda (...

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Messel, Ludwig Ernst Wilhelm Leonhardt (1847–1915), stockbroker, was born in Darmstadt on 9 January 1847, the eldest son of Simon Messel, banker, and his wife, Emilie, née Lindheim. The family was Jewish and took its name from its home village of Messel, 10 km...

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Olins, Wallace [Wally] (1930–2014), corporate identity and branding consultant, was born on 19 December 1930 at 49 Moresby Road, Upper Clapton, London, the younger son of Alfred Olins (1896–1970) and his wife, Rachel, née Muscovitch (1897–1961). His father established ...

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Pugh, Derek Salman (1930–2015), organizational psychologist and management scholar, was born on 31 August 1930 at 102 Gladesmore Road, Tottenham, London, the son of Max Pugh (1887–1963), fruiterer’s book-keeper, later synagogue collector, and his wife, Fay, née Goldstein (1897–1985). His parents placed a high value on education. Between ...