[rawth-chahyld, rawths-, roth-, roths-; German roht-shilt]
- Lionel Nathan, Baron deLord Natty, 1809–79, English banker: first Jewish member of Parliament (son of Nathan Meyer Rothschild).
- May·er [mahy-er, mey-er; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər, ˈmeɪ ər; German ˈmaɪ ər/or Mey·er [mahy-er; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər; German ˈmaɪ ər/Am·schel [am-shuh l; German ahm-shuh l] /ˈæm ʃəl; German ˈɑm ʃəl/or An·selm [an-selm; German ahn-zelm] /ˈæn sɛlm; German ˈɑn zɛlm/, 1743–1812, German banker: founder of the Rothschild family and international banking firm.
- his sonNathan Meyer, Baron de,1777–1836, English banker, born in Germany.
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Examples from the Web for rothschild
Nicknamed "the Mozart of Finance," Macron spent short but extremely lucrative years as an investment banker at Rothschild.
But the line on Macron's glittering CV that really rankles critics is Rothschild Group.
In The House of Rothschild, I identified at least three members of that illustrious financial dynasty as gay.Niall Ferguson Responds to the Blogospherse
May 8, 2013
Holding tents in the air on Rothschild Boulevard is also legal.
Anyone who sees the pictures from Rothschild Boulevard on Friday will understand immediately how wild this accusation is.
Rothschild felt in his pocket, but he had not a "red cent" of change.
I would I were Rothschild, or his son, or his godson, to beg your acceptance of them.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
Thus it is seen that as Rothschild came of poor parents, and was simply a clerk.
But it is not necessary to be either a Rothschild or a Webster, in order to succeed.
Jenkyns Soames has retired to his room; probably to write to Rothschild.Happy-Thought Hall
F. C. Burnand
- 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
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Word Origin and History for rothschild
"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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper