Maurice de Hirsch (1831 - 1896) MP

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Birthplace: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Death: Died in Hurbanovo, Komárno, Nitriansky kraj, Slovakia
Occupation: Banker, businessman and philanthropist
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Maurice de Hirsch

Maurice (Zvi) von Hirsch (Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth) (9 December 1831 – 21 April 1896) was a German-Jewish banker, businessman and philanthropist who set up charitable foundations to promote Jewish education and improve the lot of oppressed European Jewry. He was the founder of the Jewish Colonization Association which sponsored large-scale Jewish immigration to Argentina.

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1913 - 1896- The Eger Family Association- pg.2

Founder of IKA-Argentina & of ICA Erez Israel, later (after Baron Hirsch death) collaborated with PICA (Palestine Jewish Colonization Association) founded by Baron Rothchild.

cf.: http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/7739-hirsch-baron-maurice-de-moritz-hirsch-freiherr-auf-gereuth

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Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth's Timeline

1831
December 9, 1831
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
1855
June 28, 1855
Age 23
Paris
1856
July 11, 1856
Age 24
Bruxelles, Belgium
1896
April 21, 1896
Age 64
Hurbanovo, Komárno, Nitriansky kraj, Slovakia