Königswarter family

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Coat of arms of the Königswarter family

Königswarter (French: Kœnigswarter) is a Jewish Austrian-Hungarian noble family originating from Königswart, Bohemia. In the middle of the eighteenth century, their ancestor Jonas Hirsch Königswarter emigrated to Fürth, Bavaria, where he established a business that made him wealthy. At his death (1805) he left five sons, who founded banking houses successively in Frankfurt, Vienna, Amsterdam, and Hamburg.

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Königswarter". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.