Oppenheimer, Joseph

(c. 1698-1738)
   German financier. His father was a merchant in Heidelberg and collector of taxes from the Jews of the Palatinate. In 1732 Oppenheimer became the finance minister of Karl Alexander of Wurttemberg. After the duke's death in 1737 he was accused of stealing state finances and was hanged at Stuttgart; he refused to save his life by accepting baptism. His life was the subject of the novel Jud Silss by Lion Feuchtwanger.

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  • OPPENHEIMER, JOSEPH — (1876–1966), German impressionist painter born in Wuerzburg, Bavaria. In 1891 he started his artistic training in Munich, first at the private school of Conrad Fehr and then from 1893 to 1895 at the Munich Royal Academy of Fine Arts. He traveled… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • OPPENHEIMER, JOSEPH BEN ISSACHAR SUESSKIND — (also known as Joseph Suess or Jud (Jew) Suess ; 1698 or 1699–1738), Court Jew and confidential financial adviser to the duke of wuerttemberg . His father was a prominent merchant in Heidelberg and collector of taxes from the Jews of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Oppenheimer, Joseph ben-Issachar Süsskind (Jud Süss) — (1689/90–1738)    German financier. Joseph Oppenheimer was the best known of the ‘court Jews’ that were employed by the rulers of central European states from the 16 to the late 18 century. Born in Heidelberg, he was a kinsman of the financier… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Joseph Süss Oppenheimer — Joseph Ben Issachar Süßkind Oppenheimer (kurz Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, auch diffamierend Jud Süß) (* 12. Februar 1692 in Heidelberg; † 5. Februar 1738[1] in Stuttgart) war Hoffaktor des Herzogs Karl Alexander von Württemberg. Nach dem Tod des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joseph Süß-Oppenheimer — Joseph Ben Issachar Süßkind Oppenheimer (kurz Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, auch diffamierend Jud Süß) (* 12. Februar 1692 in Heidelberg; † 5. Februar 1738[1] in Stuttgart) war Hoffaktor des Herzogs Karl Alexander von Württemberg. Nach dem Tod des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joseph Süßkind Oppenheimer — Joseph Ben Issachar Süßkind Oppenheimer (kurz Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, auch diffamierend Jud Süß) (* 12. Februar 1692 in Heidelberg; † 5. Februar 1738[1] in Stuttgart) war Hoffaktor des Herzogs Karl Alexander von Württemberg. Nach dem Tod des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joseph Süss Oppenheimer — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Oppenheimer et Le Juif Süss. Joseph Süß Oppenheimer Joseph Süss Oppenheimer est un juif de cour du XVIIIe siècle (1698 1738) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joseph Süß Oppenheimer — Para otras personas apellidadas Oppenheimer, véase Oppenheimer. Para otros usos de este término, véase El judío Süß. Grabado anónimo de 1738 de Süß Oppenheimer. En el escudo aparece una horca y la coplilla reza lo siguiente: «Qu …   Wikipedia Español

  • Joseph Süß Oppenheimer — Joseph Ben Issachar Süßkind Oppenheimer (kurz Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, auch diffamierend Jud Süß; * vermutlich Februar oder März 1698 in Heidelberg; † 4. Februar 1738 in Stuttgart) war Hoffaktor des Herzogs Karl Alexander von Württemberg.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joseph Oppenheimer — als Jurymitglied bei der Miss Germany Wahl in Berlin am 5. März 1927. Die Königin wurde Hildegard Quandt. (Die Jurymitglieder konnten noch nicht zugeordnet werden)[1] Joseph Oppenhei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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