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Mayer Amschel Rothschild

1744 - 1812

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Mayer Amschel Rothschild (23 February 1744 – 19 September 1812; also spelled Anschel) was a German-Jewish banker and the founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mayer Amschel Rothschild has received more than 2,631,682 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Mayer Amschel Rothschild is the 1,137th most popular politician (down from 1,043rd in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Germany (down from 301st in 2019) and the 89th most popular German Politician.

Mayer Amschel Rothschild is most famous for being the founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty.

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Among politicians, Mayer Amschel Rothschild ranks 1,137 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmed Ben Bella, Valentinian II, Zaynab bint Jahsh, Safiyya bint Huyayy, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, and Gaius Gracchus. After him are Manuel II of Portugal, Mahfiruz Hatun, Dick Cheney, Margaret of Anjou, Jahangir, and Abdullah Gül.

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Among people born in 1744, Mayer Amschel Rothschild ranks 4Before him are Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Johann Gottfried Herder, and Frederick William II of Prussia. After him are Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Pierre Méchain, Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg, Abigail Adams, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, and Marianna Martines. Among people deceased in 1812, Mayer Amschel Rothschild ranks 1After him are Pyotr Bagration, Emanuel Schikaneder, Sacagawea, Étienne-Louis Malus, George Clinton, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Marianna Martines, Spencer Perceval, and Hieronymus von Colloredo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Mayer Amschel Rothschild ranks 317 out of 6,142Before him are Wilhelm Grimm (1786), Konrad Zuse (1910), Pina Bausch (1940), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), Valentinian II (371), and Sophie Scholl (1921). After him are Karen Horney (1885), Robert Bunsen (1811), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Simone Signoret (1921), Hermann Fegelein (1906), and Baldur von Schirach (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Mayer Amschel Rothschild ranks 89Before him are Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Christian I of Denmark (1426), Gustav Stresemann (1878), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), and Valentinian II (371). After him are Baldur von Schirach (1907), Maximilian II of Bavaria (1811), Karl Haushofer (1869), Valdemar I of Denmark (1131), Friedrich Fromm (1888), and Frederick I of Sweden (1676).