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- Ja·kob II [yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/, the Rich, 1459–1525, German financier, a member of a German family of bankers and merchants of the 14th to 17th centuries.
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Those on the House of Fugger have been restored, and are very brave pictures.Saunterings
Charles Dudley Warner
Only a few months later came the war and Professor Fugger's eternal renunciation of porridge.Mortal Coils
But Fugger remained imperturbable, for he had fairly won the palace, and the Devil himself had no more power over it.The Valleys of Tirol
R. H. Busk
At Augsburg he was paid 3000 crowns for work done for the great Fugger family.The Venetian School of Painting
Evelyn March Phillipps
One of its most interesting edifices is the Fugger Haus, of which the entire front is painted in fresco.
- a German family of merchants and bankers, prominent in 15th- and 16th-century Europe