Goldsmid, Albert Edward Williamson

(1846-1904)
   English communal leader, nephew of Isaac Goldsmid. A soldier by profession, he adopted Judaism later in life. He was a leading member of Hovevei Zion and administered the Jewish colonies in Argentina in 1892^. He may have been the model for the protagonist in George Eliot's Daniel Deronda.

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  • GOLDSMID, ALBERT EDWARD WILLIAMSON — (1846–1904), English soldier. Born at Poona, India, Goldsmid entered the British Army in 1866, reached the rank of colonel in 1894, and served with distinction in the Boer War. Born of a long assimilated family connected with the illustrious… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Goldsmid, Albert Edward Williamson — (1846–1904)    English soldier and Zionist. Born in Poona, India, into an assimilated Anglo Jewish family, Goldsmid became a regular soldier and served as a staff colonel in the Boer War (1899– 1902). He reasserted his Jewish identity in adult… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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