Reference Entry

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

D. J. Markwell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


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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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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