Elias David Sassoon

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About Elias David Sassoon

Elias David Sassoon (27 March 1820, Baghdad, Ottoman Iraq – 21 March 1880, Colombo, British Ceylon) was a businessman involved in trade in India and the Far East.

He was the second son of David Sassoon by his first wife Hannah Joseph. He first followed father started his business in India. After the occupiation of Hong Kong, he moved to Hong Kong in 1844 as his base to start his business in China. In 1850 he moved to Shanghai. He was father of Jacob Elias Sassoon and Edward Elias Sassoon.

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Elias David Sassoon's Timeline

1820
March 27, 1820
Baghdad, Ottoman Iraq
1844
1844
Age 23
Hong Kong
1851
1851
Age 30
1853
January 6, 1853
Age 32
Bombay, India
1857
1857
Age 36
1858
1858
Age 37
1861
1861
Age 40
1866
1866
Age 45