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Zimmern, Sir Alfred Eckhard (1879-1957), internationalist

D. J. Markwell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37088
Zimmern, Sir Alfred Eckhard (1879-1957), internationalist


Zimmern, Sir Alfred Eckhard (1879-1957), internationalist, was born in Surbiton, Surrey, on 26 January 1879, the only son of Adolf Zimmern, China and East India merchant, and his wife, Matilda Sophia Eckhard. His father's family were liberal-minded German Jews who had migrated to Britain in the wake of the 1848 ...

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