Kadoorie family

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The Kadoorie family ( Hebrew: כדורי‎‎, Arabic: خضوري‎‎) are a wealthy family, originally Mizrahi Jews from Baghdad.[1] From the mid-18th century they were established in Mumbai, India (in what was then known as Bombay), becoming one of the wealthiest families in Asia, and later to Hong Kong and Shanghai, China.[2]

"Marble Hall", formerly a Kadoorie family's mansion in Shanghai
The Peninsula, Hong Kong

It includes a number of notable individuals:

Family members[edit]

Rosa Kadoorie was married to American adventurer Hilaire du Berrier.[4]

Enterprises[edit]

Enterprises founded by the family:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lawrence Kadoorie, 94, Is Dead; A Leader in Hong Kong'g Growth". nytimes.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Kadoorie family 2016 Asia's Richest Families". Forbes.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Michael Kadoorie". philanthropies.org. 
  4. ^ http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Passing+of+a+patriot%3A+Hilaire+du+Berrier+--+daredevil+pilot,...-a094510547
  5. ^ "Board of Directors". clpgroup.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  6. ^ Bermant, Yoel. "Sir Michael Kadoorie Brings His Peninsula Hotel Group to Europe for the First Time". Jewishbusinessnews.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017.