Chajim Fürst

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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.[1] According to contemporary sources, Heinrich Chajim Fürst was also the richest Jew in Hamburg at the time.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinnenberg, Ulla (1996). Die Kehille. Geschichte und Geschichten der Altonaer jüdischen Gemeinde. Hamburg. ISBN 3-871-66-043-4.  (German)
  2. ^ Abrahams, Beth-Zion (2010). The Life of Glückel of Hameln, 1646–1724. Jewish Publication Society. p. 14. ISBN 0827609523.