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date: 22 September 2020

Messel, Ludwig Ernst Wilhelm Leonhardtlocked

  • John Hilary


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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