Aguilar, Diego d' (Pereira, Moses Lopez)


Aguilar, Diego d' (Pereira, Moses Lopez)
(1699-1759)
   Marrano financier. Born in Portugal, he settled in Vienna. He used his influence at court to assist Jews, preventing their expulsion from Moravia in 1742 and from Prague in 1744. When the Spanish Inquisition asked for his extradition, he went to London where he was active in the Jewish community.

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