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Lionel Nathan, Baron de (“Lord Natty”) 1809–79, English banker: first Jewish member of Parliament (son of Nathan Meyer Rothschild).
[mahy-er,, mey-er;; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər,, ˈmeɪ ər;; German ˈmaɪ ər/ (Show IPA), or Meyer
[mahy-er;; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər;; German ˈmaɪ ər/ (Show IPA), Amschel
[am-shuh l;; German ahm-shuh l] /ˈæm ʃəl;; German ˈɑm ʃəl/ (Show IPA), or Anselm
[an-selm;; German ahn-zelm] /ˈæn sɛlm;; German ˈɑn zɛlm/ (Show IPA), 1743–1812, German banker: founder of the Rothschild family and international banking firm.
his son, Nathan Meyer, Baron de, 1777–1836, English banker, born in Germany.
Contemporary Examples

Despite his Labour politics, Mandelson loves the company of the rich and famous and numbers Deripaska and Rothschild as friends.
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Nicknamed “the Mozart of Finance,” Macron spent short but extremely lucrative years as an investment banker at Rothschild.
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“I wanted him to represent Wall Street, but Arne got me Rothschild,” Samaras says, referring to Evelyn de Rothschild.
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Séances, Rothschild love children, the Curse of Tutankhamen.
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And right now, a lot of Israelis are on Rothschild Boulevard, demanding a fairer, more humane national economy.
The Price is Wrong isra Emily L. Hauser June 25, 2012

Historical Examples

A sum enough to strike the house of Rothschild flat into gold-leaf.
Punch – Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853) Various

Rothschild felt in his pocket, but he had not a “red cent” of change.
The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; Various

Rothschild had special boats under his direction upon which he sold passages to his brethren.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14) Elbert Hubbard

Thus it is seen that as Rothschild came of poor parents, and was simply a clerk.
Hidden Treasures Harry A. Lewis

The officer gave Rothschild a receipt for the amount, and assured the banker it was but a loan.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14) Elbert Hubbard

Lionel Nathan, Baron de Rothschild. 1809–79, British banker and first Jewish member of Parliament
his grandfather Meyer Amschel (ˈmaiər ˈamʃəl). 1743–1812, German financier and founder of the Rothschild banking firm
his son, Nathan Meyer, Baron de Rothschild. 1777–1836, British banker, born in Germany

“rich person,” 1833, in reference to the international banking family descended from Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812) of Frankfurt. The surname is literally “red shield,” a house name.


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