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Edmond Adolphe De Rothschild
Edmond Adolphe Maurice Jules Jacques de Rothschild, usually known as Baron Edmond Adolphe de Rothschild
Edmond Adolphe de Rothschild
(September 30, 1926 – November 2, 1997) was born in Paris, France
France
and died in Geneva, Switzerland. He was a Swiss member of the Rothschild family.[1] He was a member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group.[2]Contents1 Early life and family 2 Business2.1 Banking 2.2 Wine3 Israel 4 Quotes 5 Awards 6 Death 7 ReferencesEarly life and family[edit] His parents were Baron Maurice de Rothschild
Maurice de Rothschild
and Swiss Baroness Noémie Halphen, who divorced while he was a child. His mother was the granddaughter of financier Eugène Péreire of the Sephardic
Sephardic
Jewish Péreire family of Portugal who were also banking and railroad rivals of the Rothschilds. His paternal grandfather was Baron Edmond de Rothschild
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Zionist
Zionism
Zionism
(Hebrew: צִיּוֹנוּת‬ Tsiyyonut Hebrew pronunciation: [t͡sijo̞ˈnut] after Zion) is the national movement of the Jewish people
Jewish people
that supports the
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University Of Geneva
The University of Geneva
Geneva
(French: Université de Genève) is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin
John Calvin
as a theological seminary and law school.[1] It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular.[2] Today, the university is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students.[3] In 2009, the University of Geneva
Geneva
celebrated the 450th anniversary of its founding.[4] Almost 40% of the students come from foreign countries The university holds and actively pursues teaching, research, and community service as its primary objectives
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Philippe Pétain
World War IBattle of VerdunRif WarsHenri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 – 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain
Philippe Pétain
(French: [fi.lip pe.tɛ̃]) or Marshal Pétain (Maréchal Pétain), was a French general officer who attained the position of Marshal of France
Marshal of France
and subsequently served as the Chief of State of Vichy France
Vichy France
from 1940 to 1944. Pétain, who was 84 years old in 1940, ranks as France's oldest head of state. Today, he is considered a Nazi collaborator, the French equivalent of his contemporary Vidkun Quisling
Vidkun Quisling
in Norway
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Paris
Paris
(French pronunciation: ​[paʁi] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015).[5] The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4
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Geneva
Geneva
Geneva
(/dʒɪˈniːvə/, French: Genève [ʒənɛv], Arpitan: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva], German: Genf [ɡɛnf], Italian: Ginevra [dʒiˈneːvra], Romansh: Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland
Switzerland
(after Zürich) and is the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland
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Second World War
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Bulgarians
Bulgarians
Bulgarians
(Bulgarian: българи, Bǎlgari, IPA: ['bɤɫɡɐri]) are a South Slavic ethnic group who are native to Bulgaria
Bulgaria
and its neighboring regions.Contents1 Citizenship 2 Ethnogenesis2.1 Bulgarian ethnogenetic conception3 Genetic origins 4 History4.1 Bulgarian national movement5 Demographics 6 Related ethnic groups 7 Culture7.1 Language7.1.1 Cyrillic
Cyrillic
alphabet 7.1.2 Name system7.2 Religion 7.3 Art and science 7.4 Cuisine 7.5 Folk beliefs and customs 7.6 Folk dress and music 7.7 Sport 7.8 Symbols8 Maps 9 See also 10 References 11 Sources 12 External linksCitizenship According to the Art.25 (1) of Constitution of Bulgaria, a Bulgarian citizen shall be anyone born to at least one parent holding a Bulgarian citizenship, or born on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, should they not be entitled to any other citizenship by virtue of origin
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French People
118,000[17][18]Other countries Mexico 60,000[19] Algeria 32,000[10] China 31,000[10] Luxembourg 31,000[10][20] Hong Kong 25,000[21] Netherlands 23,000[10] Senegal 20,000[10] Mauritius 15,000[22] Monaco 10,000[23] Sweden 9,005[24] Austria8,246[25]LanguagesFrench and other languages (Langues d'oïl Occitan Auvergnat Corsican Catalan Franco-Provençal German (Alsatian & Franconian) Dutch (French Flemish) Breton Basque)ReligionPredominantly Roman Catholicism[26] Minority : Protestantism Judaism IslamRelated ethnic groupsCeltic peoples Romance peoples Germanic peoplesThe French (French: Français) are an ethnic group[27][28][29] and nation who are identified with the country of France
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Roman Catholic
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide.[4] As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.[5] Headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope, the church's doctrines are summarised in the Nicene Creed
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Judaism
Judaism
Judaism
(originally from Hebrew יהודה‬, Yehudah, "Judah";[1][2] via Latin
Latin
and Greek) is an ancient, monotheistic, Abrahamic religion with the Torah
Torah
as its foundational text.[3] It encompasses the religion, philosophy and culture of the Jewish people.[4] Judaism
Judaism
is considered by religious Jews
Jews
to be the expression of the covenant that God
God
established with the Children of Israel.[5] Judaism
Judaism
includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. The Torah
Torah
is part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or the Hebrew Bible, and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash
Midrash
and the Talmud
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François Mitterrand
François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand[a] (26 October 1916 – 8 January 1996) was a French statesman who was President of France
President of France
from 1981 to 1995, the longest time in office of any French president. As leader of the Socialist Party, he was the first figure from the left elected president under the Fifth Republic. Reflecting family influences, Mitterrand started political life on the Catholic nationalist right. He served under the Vichy Regime
Vichy Regime
in its earlier years. Subsequently he joined the Resistance, moved to the left, and held ministerial office several times under the Fourth Republic. He opposed de Gaulle's establishment of the Fifth Republic. Although at times a politically isolated figure, Mitterrand outmaneuvered rivals to become the left's standard bearer in every presidential election from 1965 to 1988, except 1969
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Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
(/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities.[1][2][note 1] The country is situated in Western-Central Europe,[note 4] and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
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Bank Of California
The Bank of California
Bank of California
was opened in San Francisco, California, on July 4, 1864, by William Chapman Ralston. It was the first commercial bank in the Western United States,[citation needed] the second-richest bank in the nation,[citation needed][when?] and considered instrumental in developing the American Old West.[citation needed] History[edit]The Bank of California
Bank of California
in 1875The ancestor of the bank was the banking firm of Garrison, Morgan, Fretz & Ralston, established in San Francisco in January 1856 by a group that included Ralston, Cornelius K. Garrison
Cornelius K. Garrison
and R.S. Fretz.[1] Ralston established the Bank of California
Bank of California
in 1864 when he sold shares to 22 of the state's leading businessmen for $100 a share
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Mitsubishi Bank
The Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Bank, Ltd. (株式会社三菱銀行, Kabushiki gaisha Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Ginkō) was a major Japanese bank that served as the main bank for the Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
conglomerate/keiretsu. It merged with The Bank of Tokyo in 1996 to form The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
(now The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
UFJ or "BTMU"). The bank's operations date to 1880, when Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
group founder Yataro Iwasaki
Yataro Iwasaki
established the Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Exchange House (三菱為替店, Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Kawaseten) in Tokyo
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Château Lafite Rothschild
Château Lafite Rothschild
Château Lafite Rothschild
is a wine estate in France, owned by members of the Rothschild family
Rothschild family
since the 19th century. The name Lafite comes from the surname of the La Fite family. Lafite was one of four wine-producing châteaux of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
originally awarded First Growth status in the 1855 Classification, which was based on the prices and wine quality at that time
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