Günzburg, Horace

   Russian communal leader, son of Joseph Yozel Günzburg. He was born in Zvenigorodka in the province of Kiev, and became active as a banker in St Petersburg. During the blood libel case in Kutais in 1878 he encouraged Daniel Chwolson to write a book about the history of blood libel. In 1881-2 he attempted to establish an organization of Russian Jews. Later he headed the Jewish community in St Petersburg and the Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews in Russia.

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  • Günzburg, Horace, Baron — ▪ Russian philanthropist and civil rights activist born Feb. 8, 1833, Zvenigorodka, Russia died March 2, 1909, St. Petersburg       Russian businessman, philanthropist, and vigilant fighter for the rights of his Jewish co religionists in the… …   Universalium

  • Horace Günzburg — Baron Horace Günzburg (Baron Goratsii Evzelevich Gintsburg, Барон Гораций Евзелевич Гинцбург, ( Naftali Gerts Evzelevich Gintsburg ) February 8, 1833 Zvenigorodka, government ( guberniya ) of Kiev, Russia – March 2, 1909, St. Petersburg, buried… …   Wikipedia

  • Günzburg, David, Baron — ▪ Russian Hebraist and community leader born July 5, 1857, Kamenets Podolsky, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Kam yanets Podilskyy, Ukraine] died Dec. 22, 1910, St. Petersburg, Russia       prominent Orientalist and Hebraist, Russian Jewish… …   Universalium

  • Günzburg (surname) — Günzburg is a surname of Bavarian origin.History of the nameThe Günzburg ( ru. Гинзбург, Гинцбург Ginzburg , Gintsburg ; גינזבורג) family originated in the town of Günzburg, Bavaria. It is believed that the family went there from the city of Ulm …   Wikipedia

  • Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta — Horace Sébastiani Horace Sébastiani in lieutenant uniform, portrait by Jean Baptiste Paulin Guérin, 1793 French Minister of Foreign Affairs In office …   Wikipedia

  • Günzburg, Joseph, Baron — ▪ Russian philanthropist and banker born 1812, Vitebsk, Russia died Jan. 12, 1878, Paris       Jewish philanthropist, banker, and financier who contributed much to the industrialization of 19th century Russia and who successfully fought some of… …   Universalium

  • Günzburg, David — (1857 1910)    Russian scholar and orientalist, son of Horace Günzburg. He was born in Kamenets Podolskiy. He published studies on oriental subjects and linguistics and medieval Arabic poetry. He was active in the St Petersburg Jewish community… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • David Günzburg — Baron David Goratsiyevich Günzburg (Барон Давид Горациевич Гинцбург David Goratsievich Gintsburg, July 5, 1857, Kamenetzetz Podolsk December 22, 1910, St. Petersburg), 4th Baron de Günzburg, was a Russian orientalist and Jewish communal leader.… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Günzburg — Baron Joseph Günzburg (Baron Osip Gavrilovch Gintsburg, Барон Осип Гаврилович Гинцбург (or Iosif Evzel, Иосиф Евзель) , (1812, Vitebsk–January 12, 1878, Paris), was a Russian financier and philanthropist. He is the son of Gabriel Günzburg and the …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Günzburg — Baron Joseph Günzburg (Baron Osip Gavrilovch Gintsburg, Барон Осип Гаврилович Гинцбург, auch Iosif Evzel, Иосиф Евзель, * 1812 in Witebsk; † 19. Novemberjul./ 1. Dezember 1878greg. in Paris) war ein russischer Bankier. Leben Joseph …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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