Bearsted, Marcus Samuel (Samuel, Marcus)

(1853-1927)
   English industrialist. In 1878 he founded companies in London and Japan. He began trans-porting oil to the Far East from Russia. In 1897 he founded the Shell Transport and Trading Company which amalgamated with the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company in 1901 to form the British-Dutch Oil Company. In 1921 he was granted a peerage.

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  • BEARSTED, MARCUS SAMUEL, FIRST VISCOUNT — (1853–1927), founder of the Shell Oil Company. Marcus Samuel was educated at Jewish schools in London and Brussels before joining the firm established by his father Marcus Samuel, who had prospered in the Far Eastern trade, principally from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bearsted, Marcus Samuel, First Viscount — (1853–1927)    British founder of the Shell Oil Company. Marcus Samuel’s father was an importer of goods from the Far East, especially ornamental shells that had a great vogue in the Victorian period. He and his brothers followed the same line of …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Marcus Samuel, 1. Viscount Bearsted — (* 5. November 1853; † 16./17. Januar 1927 in Hamilton Place, London) war Gründer von The Shell Transport and Trading Company, dem Vorgänger der heutigen Royal Dutch Shell. Leben Sein Vater, der eb …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted — JP (5 November 1853 – 17 January 1927), known as Sir Marcus Samuel, 1st Baronet between 1903 and 1921 and subsequently as The Lord Bearsted until 1925, was the founder of the Shell Transport and Trading Company, a precursor to Royal Dutch Shell.… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcus Samuel — may refer to: Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted (1853–1927), founder of the Shell Transport and Trading Company Marcus Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted (1909–1986), British peer and company director Marcus Samuel (philatelist) Marcus Reginald… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcus Samuel (Händler) — Marcus Samuel (* 4. April 1799; † 24. November 1872 in London) war ein jüdisch orthodoxer Händler. Mit einem Kuriositätengeschäft gründete er den Vorgänger der heutigen Royal Dutch Shell Company. Samuel war der Sohn von Samuel Samuel (1762 1855)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel (Name) — Samuel ist ein Vorname und Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 Bekannte Namensträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marcus Samuel — ist der Name folgender Personen: Marcus Samuel (Händler) (1799–1872), britischer Unternehmer Marcus Samuel, 1. Viscount Bearsted (1853–1927), britischer Unternehmer, Sohn des Vorigen Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marcus Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted — Major Marcus Richard Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted TD DL (1 June 1909 – 15 October 1986) was a British peer and a director of numerous companies, including Lloyds Bank. Contents 1 Education and Army career 2 Later career 3 Personal life …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Baronets — The have been three Baronetcies created for people with the surname Samuel, all in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Two of the titles are still extant.The Samuel Baronetcy, of Nevern Square, St Mary Abbots, Kensington, in the County of London,… …   Wikipedia

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