45 Facts About Rothschild family


Unlike most previous court factors, Rothschild managed to bequeath his wealth and established an international banking family through his five sons, who established businesses in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna, and Naples.

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The Rothschild family was elevated to noble rank in the Holy Roman Empire and the United Kingdom.

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The Rothschild family's wealth declined over the 20th century, and was divided among many descendants.

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The Rothschild family has frequently been the subject of conspiracy theories, many of which have antisemitic origins.

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Five sons of Mayer Amschel Rothschild family were elevated to the Austrian nobility by Emperor Francis I of Austria, and they were all granted the Austrian hereditary title of Freiherr on 29 September 1822.

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Rothschilds already possessed a significant fortune before the start of the Napoleonic Wars, and the family had gained preeminence in the bullion trade by this time.

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From London in 1813 to 1815, Nathan Mayer Rothschild family was instrumental in almost single-handedly financing the British war effort, organising the shipment of bullion to the Duke of Wellington's armies across Europe, as well as arranging the payment of British financial subsidies to their continental allies.

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In one instance, the Rothschild family network enabled Nathan to receive in London the news of Wellington's victory at the Battle of Waterloo a full day ahead of the government's official messengers.

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Nathan Rothschild family calculated that the future reduction in government borrowing brought about by the peace would create a bounce in British government bonds after a two-year stabilisation, which would finalise the post-war restructuring of the domestic economy.

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Rothschild family was directly involved in the independence of Brazil from Portugal in the early 19th century.

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Name of Rothschild became synonymous with extravagance and great wealth; and the family was renowned for its art collecting, for its palaces, as well as for its philanthropy.

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Rothschild family holds the keys of peace or war, blessing or cursing.

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Rothschild family chose to take temporary sanctuary in Gaeta with the last Neapolitan king, Francis II of the Two Sicilies.

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In 1816, four of the five sons of Mayer Amschel Rothschild family were elevated to the Austrian nobility by Emperor Francis I of Austria.

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In 1847, Anthony de Rothschild family was made a hereditary baronet of the United Kingdom.

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The Rothschild family bank funded Cecil Rhodes in the development of the British South Africa Company.

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Leopold de Rothschild family administered Rhodes's estate after his death in 1902 and helped to set up the Rhodes Scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford.

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In 1961, the 35-year-old Edmond Adolphe de Rothschild family purchased the company Club Med, after he had visited a resort and enjoyed his stay.

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Nathaniel Rothschild family renamed the estate Chateau Mouton Rothschild family, and it would become one of the best known labels in the world.

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In Vienna, Salomon Mayer Rothschild established a bank in the 1820s and the Austrian family had vast wealth and position.

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The crash of 1929 brought problems, and Baron Louis von Rothschild family attempted to shore up the Creditanstalt, Austria's largest bank, to prevent its collapse.

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All Rothschild family members escaped the Holocaust, some of them moving to the United States, and returning to Europe only after the war.

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Rothschild family provided funding for the establishment of Petah Tikva as a permanent settlement .

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In Tel Aviv, the Rothschild family Boulevard is named after him, as are a number of localities throughout Israel which he assisted in founding, including Metulla, Zikhron Ya'akov, Rishon Lezion and Rosh Pina.

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James A de Rothschild financed the Knesset building as a gift to the State of Israel and the Supreme Court of Israel building was donated to Israel by Dorothy de Rothschild.

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Outside the President's Chamber is displayed the letter Dorothy de Rothschild family wrote to then Prime Minister Shimon Peres expressing her intention to donate a new building for the Supreme Court.

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Since the late 19th century, the Rothschild family has taken a low-key public profile, donating many famous estates, as well as vast quantities of art, to charity, and generally eschewing conspicuous displays of wealth.

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Today, Rothschild family businesses are on a smaller scale than they were throughout the 19th century, although they encompass a diverse range of fields, including: real estate, financial services, mixed farming, energy, mining, winemaking and nonprofits.

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Since 2003, a group of Rothschild family banks have been controlled by Rothschild family Continuation Holdings, a Swiss-registered holding company .

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Lord Rothschild family is one of the major investors behind BullionVault, a gold trading platform.

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In January 2010, Nathaniel Philip Rothschild family bought a substantial share of the Glencore mining and oil company's market capitalisation.

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Rothschild family bought a large share of the aluminium mining company United Company RUSAL.

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In 1853, Nathaniel de Rothschild family purchased Chateau Brane-Mouton and renamed it Chateau Mouton Rothschild family.

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In 1868, James Mayer de Rothschild family purchased the neighbouring Chateau Lafite and renamed it Chateau Lafite Rothschild family.

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Today, the Rothschild family owns many wine estates: their estates in France include Chateau Clarke, Chateau de Malengin, Chateau Clerc-Milon, Chateau d'Armailhac, Chateau Duhart-Milon, Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau de Laversine, Chateau des Laurets, Chateau L'Evangile, Chateau Malmaison, Chateau de Montvillargenne, Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Chateau de la Muette, Chateau Rieussec and Chateau Rothschild d'Armainvilliers.

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Chateau Mouton Rothschild family was managed by Philippine de Rothschild family until her death in 2014.

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Hannah Mary Rothschild family was appointed in December 2014 as chair of the Board of the National Gallery of London.

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The Rothschild name has become synonymous with money and power to a degree that perhaps no other family has ever matched.

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The Rothschild family name is mentioned by Aldous Huxley in his novel Brave New World, among many names of historically affluent persons, scientific innovators and others.

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The name Rothschild family used as a synonym for extreme wealth inspired the song "If I Were a Rich Man", which is based on a song from the Tevye the Dairyman stories, written in the Yiddish as Ven ikh bin Rotshild, meaning "If I were a Rothschild family".

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In France, the word "Rothschild family" was throughout the 19th and 20th centuries a synonym for seemingly endless wealth, neo-Gothic styles, and epicurean glamour.

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Le gout Rothschild family has much influenced designers such as Robert Denning, Yves Saint Laurent, Vincent Fourcade and others.

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We think Dante great, and he had a civilization of centuries behind him; the House of Rothschild family is rich and it has required much more than one generation to attain such wealth.

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Over more than two centuries, the Rothschild family has frequently been the subject of conspiracy theories.

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Many conspiracy theories about the Rothschild family arise from anti-Semitic prejudice and various antisemitic canards.

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