Arthur de Rothschild

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Arthur de Rothschild
Arthur de Rothschild Vanity Fair 2 August 1900.jpg
"Eros"
de Rothschild as caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, August 1900
Born (1851-04-25)25 April 1851
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine
Died 10 December 1903(1903-12-10) (aged 52)
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Nationality French
Parent(s) Nathaniel de Rothschild (1812–1870) and Charlotte de Rothschild (1825–1899)

Baron Arthur de Rothschild (25 April 1851 – 10 December 1903) was part of the French branch of the prominent Rothschild family. He was the son of Nathaniel de Rothschild (1812–1870) and Charlotte de Rothschild (née de Rothschild) (1825–1899). He was a prominent philatelist and published a book on the subject.[1][2][3] He also collected rare tapestries[4] and on his death bequeathed valuable artworks to The Louvre.[5] He was also interested in yachting and provided prize money for the America's Cup.[6][7] He died of heart failure in his armchair in Monte Carlo at the age of 53.[8][9]

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  1. ^ "Ellesmere Guardian, 16 November 1892". Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lewiston Saturday Journal, 17 September 1894". Google. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Day, 19 August 1898". Google. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
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  5. ^ "The Day, 29 January 1904". Google. 29 January 1904. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "New York Times, 2 May 1894". New York Times. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "New York Times, 25 November 1894". New York Times. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "New York Times, 11 December 1903". New York Times. 11 December 1903. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Herald Tribune". Highbeam.com. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 

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