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Essinger, Anna (1879–1960), educationist, was born on 15 September 1879 in Ulm, Germany, the eldest of nine children of Leopold Essinger (1853–1934), a Jewish insurance agent, and his wife, Fanny Oppenheimer (1858–1942). She attended school in Ulm until 1893. In 1899 she went to live with an aunt in ...

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Franklin [née Montagu], Henrietta [Netta] (1866–1964), educationist and suffragist, was born on 9 April 1866 in London, the first of the eleven surviving children of Samuel Montagu, later first Baron Swaythling (1832–1911), foreign-exchange banker and Jewish philanthropist, and his wife, Ellen Cohen (1848–1919)...

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Hertz, Fanny (1830–1908), educationist, was born in Hanover, Germany, the elder of two daughters (there were also two sons) of Bram Hertz (1793/4-1865), and his wife Amelia (1808/9-1892). Her father was a diamond merchant, who settled in London in 1837, where he was a dealer and collector of pictures and objects of virtu at his premises in ...

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Lawrence, Esther Ella (1862–1944), educationist, was born in 1862 in New York, the second daughter and third of the nine children of John M. Lawrence (b. c.1827), a merchant, and his wife, Emily (b. c.1833). Her father was English and her mother came from ...

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Schwabe, Julie (1818–1896), philanthropist and educationist, was born at Bremen on 31 January 1818, daughter of the Jewish merchant Gottschalk Herz Schwabe, and was educated at Hamburg and Leipzig. She was originally named Ricke Rosetta Schwabe; by the time of her marriage she had the name ...

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Alice Louisa Theodora Zimmern (1855–1939) by Kenneth Green, 1930s The Mistress and Fellows, Girton College, Cambridge

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Zimmern, Alice Louisa Theodora (1855–1939), educationist and suffragist, was born on 22 September 1855 at Postern Street, Nottingham, the youngest of three daughters of Hermann Theodor Zimmern, a German Jewish immigrant with scholarly interests who was in business as a lace merchant, and his wife, ...