James Mayer de Rothschild

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James Mayer de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild (15 May 1792 – 15 November 1868), born Jakob Mayer Rothschild, was a German-French banker and the founder of the French branch of the Rothschild family.wikipedia
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James Mayer de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild (15 May 1792 – 15 November 1868), born Jakob Mayer Rothschild, was a German-French banker and the founder of the French branch of the Rothschild family.
Johnson argued that their fortune was generated to the greatest extent by Nathan Mayer Rothschild in London; however, more recent research by Niall Ferguson indicates that greater and equal profits also were realised by the other Rothschild dynasties, including James Mayer de Rothschild in Paris, Carl Mayer von Rothschild in Naples and Amschel Mayer Rothschild in Frankfurt.

Rothschild banking family of France

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James Mayer de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild (15 May 1792 – 15 November 1868), born Jakob Mayer Rothschild, was a German-French banker and the founder of the French branch of the Rothschild family.
The Rothschild banking family of France is a French banking dynasty founded in 1812 in Paris by James Mayer de Rothschild (1792–1868).

Salomon Mayer von Rothschild

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On 11 July 1824, in Frankfurt, Germany, de Rothschild married his niece Betty Salomon von Rothschild (1805–1886), the daughter of his elder brother, Salomon Mayer von Rothschild (1774–1855).
Salomon von Rothschild was made a shareholder of the de Rothschild Frères bank when it was opened in Paris in 1817 by brother James Mayer de Rothschild.

Charlotte de Rothschild

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She was born in Paris, the daughter of Betty von Rothschild (1805–1886) and James Mayer de Rothschild (1792–1868).

Alphonse James de Rothschild

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Sons Alphonse and Gustave took the reins of a vast French business empire, whose industrial interests spread as far afield as Africa and the South Sea Islands.
Known as Alphonse, he was the eldest son of James Mayer de Rothschild (1792–1868).

Portrait of Baronne de Rothschild

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On 11 July 1824, in Frankfurt, Germany, de Rothschild married his niece Betty Salomon von Rothschild (1805–1886), the daughter of his elder brother, Salomon Mayer von Rothschild (1774–1855).
The sitter, Betty de Rothschild (1805–1886) had married banker James Mayer de Rothschild and was one of the wealthiest women in Europe, and one of the foremost Parisian patrons of the arts.

Salomon James de Rothschild

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His father was James Mayer de Rothschild, head of the Paris branch of the prominent Rothschild family of bankers.

Nathaniel de Rothschild

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He moved to Paris, France in 1850 to work in the banking business owned by his uncle, James Mayer Rothschild (1792–1868).

Edmond James de Rothschild

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A member of the French branch of the Rothschild banking dynasty, he was born in the Paris suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, the youngest child of James Mayer Rothschild and Betty von Rothschild.

Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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He was the fifth son and youngest child of Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744–1812) and Guttle Schnapper (1753–1849).

Gustave de Rothschild

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Sons Alphonse and Gustave took the reins of a vast French business empire, whose industrial interests spread as far afield as Africa and the South Sea Islands.
He was the second son of James Mayer de Rothschild and Betty Salomon von Rothschild (of the German branch of the same family).

Château de Ferrières

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In 1854 de Rothschild commissioned the famous architect Joseph Paxton to build the Château de Ferrières in Ferrières-en-Brie, some 35 km east of Paris.
Château de Ferrières is a French château built between 1855 and 1859 for Baron James de Rothschild in the Goût Rothschild.

Marie-Antoine Carême

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The chef for their lavish receptions was Antonin Carême.
Upon returning to Paris, he became chef to banker James Mayer Rothschild.

Rothschild banking family of England

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Lionel also began to invest in railways as his uncle James had been doing in France.

Château Rothschild

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In 1817, de Rothschild purchased Château Rothschild in Boulogne-Billancourt, where his children were born and reared.
The château was built in 1855 for banker James Mayer de Rothschild.

Napoleon III

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Banking competitor Achille Fould was a friend of the new President of the French Republic, Napoleon III, and for a time it appeared the Rothschilds might lose government patronage and influence.
Names such as steel tycoon Eugène Schneider or banking mogul James de Rothschild are symbols of the period.

Adelheid von Rothschild

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In 1877, she married her cousin Baron Edmond Benjamin James de Rothschild (1845–1934), the youngest child of James Mayer Rothschild and Betty von Rothschild.

Great Synagogue (Petah Tikva)

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The building was designed by Daniel HaCohen Lifshitz, one of the pioneering residents of the city and is named after James Mayer de Rothschild, the father of the Baron Edmond James de Rothschild.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

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In 1838 he purchased from Charles Maurice de Talleyrand a large residence in Paris, at 2 rue Saint-Florentin on the Place de la Concorde.
His Paris residence on the Place de la Concorde, acquired in 1812 and sold to James Mayer de Rothschild in 1838, is now owned by the Embassy of the United States.

Embassy of the United States, Paris

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It remained in the family until 1950, when it was sold to the United States government; today it serves as the consular section of the American Embassy.
It was then purchased by the banker James Mayer de Rothschild, whose family owned it for over a century, until 1950, when it was acquired by the U.S. government.

Château Lafite Rothschild

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In addition to his banking business, in 1868 de Rothschild purchased Château Lafite, one of France's most outstanding vineyards.
In 1868 the Château was purchased by Baron James Mayer Rothschild for 4.4 million francs, and the estate became Château Lafite Rothschild.

Joseph Paxton

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In 1854 de Rothschild commissioned the famous architect Joseph Paxton to build the Château de Ferrières in Ferrières-en-Brie, some 35 km east of Paris.
Following the completion of Mentmore, Baron James de Rothschild, one of Baron de Rothschild's French cousins, commissioned Château de Ferrières at Ferrières-en-Brie near Paris to be "Another Mentmore, but twice the size".

Ferrières-en-Brie

In 1854 de Rothschild commissioned the famous architect Joseph Paxton to build the Château de Ferrières in Ferrières-en-Brie, some 35 km east of Paris.
* Château de Ferrières, built in the 19th century by Joseph Paxton for James de Rotschild on the place of the former castle of Joseph Fouché, Duke of Otranto

Guy de Rothschild

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The property remained the home of his inheriting male descendants until 1975, when Guy de Rothschild gave it to the University of Paris.
The French Rothschild family had long been collectors of art beginning with James Mayer de Rothschild made the first significant acquisitions.

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James Mayer de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild (15 May 1792 – 15 November 1868), born Jakob Mayer Rothschild, was a German-French banker and the founder of the French branch of the Rothschild family.