Joseph Ben Israel (Gaspar Rodrigues Nunes) (b. - 1621)

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Nicknames: "Gaspar Rodrigues Nunes"
Birthplace: Madeira, Portugal
Death: Died in Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
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About Joseph Ben Israel (Gaspar Rodrigues Nunes)

A native of Lisbon, Gaspar Rodrigues Nunez escaped Portugal after appearing as a penitent in an *autoda-fé" and settled in 1613/14 in Amsterdam. He took the name Joseph ben Israel and called his two sons Ephraim and Menasseh. (Joseph after the biblical character and his sons Ephriam and Menasseh)

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1602
1602
Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
1606
October 3, 1606
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
1621
November 29, 1621
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
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Madeira, Portugal
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Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands