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Chajim Fürst, aka Heinrich Chajim Fürst (born 1592, in Copenhagen, Denmark; died 1653, in Hamburg-Altona, Germany) was a merchant and court agent as well as an elder of the Jewish community of Hamburg. According to contemporary sources, Heinrich Chajim Fürst was also the richest Jew in Hamburg at the time.