Bernhard Baron: tobacco and philanthropy

By: JHSE
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Bernhard Baron was born in Brest Litovsk in the Pale of Settlement in 1850 and died at his home in Brighton in 1929.1 This paper will follow his commer- cial and financial success, sketch the role of Jews in the tobacco trade, particu- larly in England, and consider Anglo-Jewish philanthropy and Baron’s place in it. […]

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