Baron Salomon Benedikt de Worms, 1st Baron de Worms

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Baron Salomon Benedikt de Worms, 1st Baron de Worms

Also Known As: "Solomon de Worms"
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Birthplace: Frankfurt Am Main, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen
Death: October 20, 1882 (81)
Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Benedict-Benedikt Moses Worms and Schönche Jeanette Worms
Husband of Henrietta Worms
Father of Baron George de Worms, 2nd Baron de Worms; Baron Antony Mayer de Worms; Baroness Ellen Henrietta Landauer; Baron Henry de Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright; George De Worms 2nd Baron De Worms and 2 others
Brother of Zerline Beyfus; Gabriel Benedict Worms; Henriette Schnapper; Moses Moritz Worms; Bertha Stein and 3 others

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About Baron Salomon Benedikt de Worms, 1st Baron de Worms

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Baron Solomon Benedict de Worms (1801–1882) was an Austrian aristocrat, plantation owner in Ceylon, and stockbroker in London.

Contents [show] Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Solomon Benedict de Worms was born on 5 February 1801 in Frankfurt.[1][2] His father was Benedikt Moses Worms (1769–1824) and his mother, Schönche Jeannette Rothschild (1771–1859).[1][3] He had two brothers, Maurice Benedict de Worms (1805–1867) and Gabriel Benedict de Worms (1802–1881), and one sister, Henriette Worms (1803–1879).[2][3]

His maternal grandfather was Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744–1812), the founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty.[1] As a result, his maternal uncles were Amschel Mayer Rothschild (1773–1855), Salomon Mayer von Rothschild (1774–1855), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777–1836), Carl Mayer von Rothschild (1788–1855), James Mayer de Rothschild (1792–1868), and his maternal aunts, Isabella Rothschild (1781–1861), Babette Rothschild (1784–1869), Julie Rothschild (1790–1815) and Henriette Rothschild (1791–1866).[1]

Career[edit] After spending some time in London, he went to Ceylon to build one of the largest plantations there with his brothers Maurice and Gabriel.[2] In 1865, he returned to London and worked as a stockbroker.[2]

On 23 April 1871, Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830–1916) made him 1st Baron de Worms [Austria].[1][2] Three years later, on 10 August 1874, Queen Victoria (1819–1901) allowed him to use his Austrian title in Great Britain.[1][2]

He was a life member of the Council of the United Synagogue and a warden of the Great Synagogue of London.[2]

Personal life[edit] He married Henrietta Samuel, daughter of Samuel Moses Samuel, on 11 July 1827.[1] They had four children:

George de Worms, 2nd Baron de Worms (1829–1902).[1][2] Anthony Mayer de Worms (1830–1864).[1] Ellen Henrietta de Worms (1836-unknown).[1] Henry de Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright (1840–1903).[1][2] He died on 20 October 1882.[1][2]

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Baron Salomon Benedikt de Worms, 1st Baron de Worms's Timeline

1801
February 5, 1801
Frankfurt Am Main, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen
1829
February 16, 1829
England, United Kingdom
February 16, 1829
1830
October 12, 1830
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1836
January 13, 1836
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1837
February 28, 1837
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1840
October 20, 1840
London, Middlesex, England
October 20, 1840
London, Middlesex, England
1882
October 20, 1882
Age 81
Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom