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Medina, Sir Solomon de [formerly Diego de Medina] (c. 1650–1720), merchant and financier, was born in Bordeaux, a younger son of Francisco de Medina, merchant, and his wife, Gracia Pereira, who were both of Portuguese Jewish origin. In 1662 the family moved to ...

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Mendes da Costa, Philip Jacob (1708–1780), merchant, was born in London on 24 February 1708, the elder surviving son of John Abraham Mendes da Costa (1683–1763), a rich Anglo-Jewish merchant of St Christopher-le-Stocks in the City of London, whose father had fled from ...

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Sassoon (per. c. 1830–1961) by unknown photographer [Sassoon family (per. c.1830–1961): David Sassoon (1792-1864) [seated], and [left to right]: Elias David Sassoon (1820-1880), Sir Abdullah David Sassoon (1818-1896), and Sassoon David Sassoon] © reserved

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Sassoon family (per. c. 1830–1961), merchants, came to commercial prominence with David Sassoon (1792–1864), a Jewish merchant. Born in Baghdad in October 1792, the son of Sason ben Saleh (1750–1830) and Amam Gabbai, David belonged to a Sephardic family that, though originating in ...

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