A family of European financiers and bankers active since the eighteenth century. The Rothschilds had spectacular success in governmental finance in the nineteenth century, supporting, for example, the British against the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The family is spread through several nations to this day.
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The Rockefellers and Rothschilds have nothing on the new money elite in China, Singapore, and elsewhere in Asia.Gatsby in Asia
June 29, 2013
It would be as absurd to accuse me of anti-Semitism for alluding to the fact that the Rothschilds or Warburgs were Jews.Niall Ferguson Responds to the Blogospherse
May 8, 2013
But Gaddafi's veneer of softening, painted mostly through his son, Saif, friend to the Rothschilds and Benjamin Barber, failed.The Gaddafi Exit Strategy
August 22, 2011
They're negotiating now with the Rothschilds to limit the output of the Rio Tinto mines.
A deal with the Rothschilds for control of the Spanish mines had fallen through.
And to hear these creatures talk, why, you'd think they were Astors or Rothschilds.Devil's Ford
Frankfort, the home and still the fortress of the Rothschilds.
The Rothschilds, too, own the Almaden quicksilver mine and others.