Kadoorie family

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
"Marble Hall", formerly a Kadoorie family's mansion in Shanghai
The Peninsula, Hong Kong

The Kadoorie family or “Khedouri“( Hebrew: כדורי‎, Arabic: خضوري‎) are a wealthy British family, originally Mizrahi Jews from Baghdad.[1] 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.[2]

Family members[edit]

The Kadoorie family includes a number of notable individuals:

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


Enterprises founded by the family:

See also[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.