Saturday, 25 August 2018

608) James Mayer de Rothschild

James Mayer de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild (1792 – 1868), born Jakob Mayer Rothschild. German-French banker and the founder of the French branch of the Rothschild family. Brother of Nathan Mayer.

- "If Nathan Rothschild became Britain's most formidable business myth, his small red-haired brother, James, cast the longest shadow through the best French salons. [...] His red hair was always carefully curled in the latest dandies' fashion."…

- "James, the youngest of the five Rothschild brothers, arrived in Paris in 1812 at the age of twenty, small and pudgy, red-haired and without a word of French."…

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