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The Kadoorie family or “Khedouri“( Hebrew: כדורי, Arabic: خضوري) are a wealthy British family, originally Mizrahi Jews from Baghdad. From the mid-18th century they were established in Mumbai (then known as Bombay), becoming one of the wealthiest families in Asia; their businesses were subsequently centered in Shanghai from the mid-19th century, and then in Hong Kong from 1949 onwards.
The Kadoorie family includes a number of notable individuals:
- Sir Ellis Kadoorie (1865–1922), philanthropist and businessman
- Sir Elly Kadoorie (1867–1944), philanthropist and businessman
- Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie of Kowloon in Hong Kong and of the City of Westminster, CBE (1899–1993) in Hong Kong) was a famous industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist.
- Victor Kadoorie (1900-1900)
- Sir Horace Kadoorie (1902–1995), industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist
Enterprises founded by the family:
- Kadoorie Agricultural High School
- Khodori Institute, Tulkarm
- Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
- Shanghai ghetto
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