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date: 19 September 2019

Samuel, Raphael Elkanlocked

  • Gareth Stedman Jones


Samuel, Raphael Elkan (1934–1996), historian, was born on 26 December 1934 in the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital, London, the son of Barnett Samuel (1906–1971), a solicitor, and Minna Nerenstein, later Keal (1909–1999) [see Keal, Minna], a composer. Raphael was the only child of Jewish parents who separated when he was six and later divorced. He was brought up in ...

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