Joseph von Henikstein

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Joseph Ritter von Henikstein (1768 – April 29, 1838) was a Jewish businessman and financier. He was a patron of the arts, and a friend of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Born in Leimen, Baden, Henikstein was married to Elisabeth von Sonnenstein (1770–1823). His daughter Caroline was married to Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, the diplomat and translator of Oriental literature. His youngest son was Alfred von Henikstein. Joseph von Henikstein died in Vienna, Austria.