Sir Naim Eliahou Dangoor

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Naim Eliahou Dangoor

Also Known As: "Sir Naim Eliahou Dangoor", "The Exilarch"
Birthplace: Baghdad, Ottoman Empire
Death: November 19, 2015 (101)
Immediate Family:

Son of Eliahou Ezra Dangoor and Khatoun Dangoor
Husband of Renée Rebecca Dangoor
Father of Private; Private; Private and Private
Brother of Abdulla Dangoor; Sasson Dangoor; Private; Selim Dangoor and Private

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About Sir Naim Eliahou Dangoor

Sir Naim Eliahou Dangoor, CBE (April 1914 – 19 November 2015) was a British-naturalised Iraqi-born Jewish entrepreneur and philanthropist.

He was born in Baghdad in April 1914, the second of six siblings. His father Eliahou Dangoor (1883–1976) was the world's largest printer of Arabic books, and his grandfather Hakham Ezra Reuben Dangoor was the Chief Rabbi of Baghdad.

He received an OBE in 2006, a CBE in the 2012 New Year's Honours List, and was made a Knight Bachelor in the Queen's 2015 birthday honours list. He became the second-oldest person to be knighted, and the oldest to be knighted for the first time – Robert Mayer was 101 when he was made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, but he had already been made a Knight Bachelor at the age of 60.

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Sir Naim Eliahou Dangoor's Timeline

April 1914
Baghdad, Ottoman Empire
November 19, 2015
Age 101
Babylonian Scribe