Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth

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Maurice de Hirsch

Birthplace: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Death: Died in Hurbanovo, Komárno, Nitriansky kraj, Slovakia
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Jacob Freiherr von Hirsch auf Gereuth and Karoline von Hirsch
Husband of Clara (Claire) de Hirsch
Father of Lucien Jacques-Maurice de Hirsch
Brother of Xaver von Hirsch; Amalia Bamberger; Emil von Hirsch; Johanna von Hirsch; Louise von Hirsch and 4 others

Occupation: Banker, businessman and philanthropist
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth

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.


Moritz von Hirsch was a major force in developing railroads on the Balkan Peninsula .




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.


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Baron Moritz von Hirsch auf Gereuth's Timeline

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