Jacob יעקב הרצל Herzl (1835 - 1902) MP

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Nicknames: "Theodor's father"
Birthplace: Zemun, Belgrade, Zemun, Central Serbia, Serbia
Death: Died in Vienna, Austria
Occupation: Businessman
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
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About Jacob יעקב הרצל Herzl

JACOB HERZL (1835-1902), Theodor's father, was a highly successful businessman. Utterly devoted to his son, he enabled him to develop his many talents and did all in his power to advance Herzl's plans. He helped him in his Zionist activities with advice and financial support. Theodor, in fact, regarded his father as his strongest source of moral support. Jacob Herzl put at his son's disposal a large sum that he had saved over many years of hard work; it was spent in a short period of time to finance the new and penniless Zionist Movement. At a later stage, when it became necessary to publish a Yiddish edition of Die Welt "The World", the central organ of the Zionist Movement, Herzl's father allocated another substantial sum for the purpose. Jacob Herzl was also a delegate to the Second Zionist Congress.

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Jacob Herzl יעקב הרצל's Timeline

1835
April 14, 1835
Belgrade, Zemun, Central Serbia, Serbia
1858
August 22, 1858
Age 23
1858
Age 22
1859
March 10, 1859
Age 23
Budapest, Magyarország
1860
May 2, 1860
Age 25
Budapest, Hungary
May 2, 1860
Age 25
Budapest, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
1902
June 9, 1902
Age 67
Vienna, Austria
1902
Age 66
Jerusalem, Israel
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