Oppenheim family

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The Oppenheim Family is a German-Jewish financial dynasty, which has been a prominent family in banking and finance in the European markets since at least the 18th century. According to Forbes Magazine's Family Dynasties, the Oppenheim Family divides control of their multi-billion dollar fortune among 46 family members.

History[edit]

Salomon Oppenheim, Jr. founded the investment bank Sal. Oppenheim in the 18th century. Until its sale in 2009, Sal. Oppenheim was the largest privately owned investment/banking house in Europe with assets of €138 billion.

Members[edit]

Genealogy[edit]

  1. Hertz Salomon Oppenheim, Bonn's court factor and purveyor ∞ Helene Seligmann
    1. Salomon Oppenheim junior (1772–1828), founder of the Bank Oppenheim, ∞ Therese Stein (Deigen Levi) (1775–1842), partner of the bank since 1828
      1. Simon (de) (1803–1880), partner of the bank since 1828, ennobled in Austria in 1867, ∞ Henriette Obermayer (1812–1885)
        1. Eduard (1831–1909), Protestant since 1859, partner of the bank 1880–1904, ∞ Amalie Heuser (1835–1903)
          1. Simon Alfred (1864–1932), partner of the bank sice 1893, ∞ Florence Mathews Hutchins (1868–1935)
            1. Eberhard (1890–1962), partner of the bank 1922–1932, ∞ 1) Anneliese Oetker (1904–1989), divorced in 1929; ∞ 2) Helene Gräfin von Hardenberg (1910–1996)
              1. Manfred (1924–1996), partner of the bank 1956–1993, ∞ Carla Siempelkamp (* 1926)
                1. Nicolaus (* 1956)
            2. Waldemar (1894–1952), partner of the bank 1922–1952, ∞ Gabriele Goldschmidt (1902–1988)
              1. Karin (1922–2009), Georg von Ullmann (1922–1972), partner of the bank 1954–1972
                1. Georg von Ullmann (* 1953)
                2. Ilona von Ullmann (* 1953) ∞ Matthias Graf von Krockow (* 1949)
            3. Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim (1900–1978), partner of the bank 1929–1978 ∞ Ruth Freiin von Zedlitz und Leipe (1908–1988)
              1. Alfred (1934–2005), partner of the bank 1964–1993, ∞ Jeanne Wahl (* 1941)
                1. Viktoria, Christopher (* 1965), partner of the bank since 2000, Alexandra
              2. Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim (* 1937) ∞ 1) Loyse de Rham (killed in an accident); 2) Marie-Rose von Merey, gesch. van Exter
              3. Gisela von Oppenheim (* 1936) ∞ Guillermo von Sanden
          2. Emmy (1869–1957) ∞ Maximilian Graf von Arco-Valley (1849–1911)
            1. Anton Graf von Arco-Valley (1897–1945)
        2. Albert (de) (1834–1912), catholic since 1858, partner of the bank 1880–1904, ∞ Paula Engels (1837–1919)
          1. Max von Oppenheim (1860–1946), diplomat and orientalist
          2. Emil (1862–1956), partner of the bank 1893–1912 ∞ Maria Pergler von Perglas (1871–1959)
          3. Clara Maria Hubertina (1870–????) ∞ Guido Graf von Matuschka-Greiffenclau (1847–1924)
        3. Henry (1835–1912) partner of the bank ∞ Isabella Georgina Butler
      2. Abraham (1804–1878), partner of the bank since 1828, nominated 1868 preußischer Freiherr in 1868 ∞ Charlotte Beyfus (1811–1887)
      3. Evaline Oppenheim {1805-1886} great-grandmother of Karlfried Graf Dürckheim{Duerckmeim also related to Mayer Amschel Rothschild of Rothschild banking family}
      4. Dagobert (Daniel) Oppenheim (de) (1809–1889)
      5. Betty Oppenheim (Bertha Hertz) ∞ Heinrich David Hertz (born as Hertz Hertz)
        1. Gustav Ferdinand Hertz (born as David Gustav Hertz) ∞ Anna Elisabeth Pfefferkorn
          1. Heinrich Hertz
          2. Gustav Theodor Hertz ∞ Auguste Arning
            1. Gustav Ludwig Hertz ∞ Ellen Dihlmann
              1. Carl Hellmuth Hertz

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