Montefiore, Francis Abraham
- (1860-1935)English Sephardi leader. A supporter of Theodor Herzl he was active in Hibbat Zion and served as chairman of the English Zionist Federation.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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