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Jacob Rothschild

Jacob Rothschild, born on April the 29th 1936 and who sadly passed away on February the 26th 2024, was a British investment banker. From Jewish origins, he was 4th Baron of the Rothschild family and accumulated titles such as the Order of Merit, Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and the Royal Victorian Order. His business career started when he began working at his family’s bank, Rothschild & Co. He resigned from his position after a family dispute and took independent control of RIT, Rothschild Investment Trust. Jacob Rothschild lived a long life at his residence, the Waddesdon Manor, a magnicent estate situated in South East England.

The Rothschild family has been known for various things, on the one hand how their empire managed to last over close to three decades and on the other hand how the family started their empire from nothing. The Rothschild came from a Jewish ghetto in Frankfurt, Germany. They started a counting house and settled their rst bank there in 1744. They later opened many branches of said bank in Vienne, Paris, London and much more famous cities throughout Europe. The Rothschild are proof that the hard work

put towards a goal is always lucrative. Although the family has lost some of its notoriety, they will still go down in history as one of the most powerful families having ever existed and one of the most famous dynasties to have lasted the tests of time.

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