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Sir Moses Montefiore

(1784—1885) financier and Jewish community leader


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(1784–1885).

Anglo-Jewish leader. Montefiore was sheriff of London in 1837–8 and was knighted by Queen Victoria. He received a baronetcy in 1846 for his humanitarian efforts for the Jewish community.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Religion.


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