Oppenheim family

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The Oppenheim Family is a German-Jewish banking family, which has been a prominent family in banking and finance in the European markets since at least the 18th century. According to Forbes magazine's Family Dynasties, the Oppenheim Family divides control of their multibillion-dollar fortune among 46 family members.

History[edit]

Salomon Oppenheim, Jr. founded the investment bank Sal. Oppenheim in the 18th century. Until its sale in 2009, Sal. Oppenheim was the largest privately owned investment/banking house in Europe with assets of €138 billion.[citation needed]

Genealogy[edit]

  • Hertz Salomon Oppenheim, Bonn's court factor and purveyor ∞ Helene Seligmann
    • Salomon Oppenheim junior (1772–1828), founder of the Bank Oppenheim, ∞ Therese Stein (Deigen Levi) (1775–1842), partner of the bank since 1828
      • Charlotte Oppenheim (1802–1836), married to Adolphe Ratisbonne (1801–1861) of the Ratisbonne banking family (fr)
      • Simon (de) (1803–1880), partner of the bank since 1828, ennobled in Austria in 1867, ∞ Henriette Obermayer (1812–1885)
        • Eduard Oppenheim (de) (1831–1909), Protestant since 1859, partner of the bank 1880–1904, ∞ Amalie Heuser (1835–1903)
          • Simon Alfred (1864–1932), partner of the bank sice 1893, ∞ Florence Mathews Hutchins (1868–1935)
            • Eberhard (1890–1962), partner of the bank 1922–1932, ∞ 1) Anneliese Oetker (1904–1989), divorced in 1929; ∞ 2) Helene Gräfin von Hardenberg (1910–1996)
              • Manfred (1924–1996), partner of the bank 1956–1993, ∞ Carla Siempelkamp (born 1926)
                • Nicolaus (born 1956)
            • Waldemar (1894–1952), partner of the bank 1922–1952, ∞ Gabriele Goldschmidt (1902–1988)
              • Karin (de) (1922–2009), Georg von Ullmann (1922–1972), partner of the bank 1954–1972
            • Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim (1900–1978), partner of the bank 1929–1978 ∞ Ruth Freiin von Zedlitz und Leipe (1908–1988)
              • Alfred Freiherr von Oppenheim (1934–2005), partner of the bank 1964–1993, ∞ Jeanne Wahl (born 1941)
                • Viktoria, Christopher (born 1965), partner of the bank since 2000, Alexandra
              • Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim (born 1937) ∞ 1) Loyse de Rham (killed in an accident); 2) Marie-Rose von Merey, gesch. van Exter
              • Gisela von Oppenheim (born 1936) ∞ Guillermo von Sanden
          • Emmy (1869–1957) ∞ Maximilian Graf von Arco-Valley (1849–1911)
        • Albert (de) (1834–1912), catholic since 1858, partner of the bank 1880–1904, ∞ Paula Engels (1837–1919)
          • Max von Oppenheim (1860–1946), diplomat and orientalist
          • Emil (1862–1956), partner of the bank 1893–1912 ∞ Maria Pergler von Perglas (1871–1959)
          • Clara Maria Hubertina (1870–????) ∞ Guido Graf von Matuschka-Greiffenclau (1847–1924)
        • Henry (1835–1912) partner of the bank ∞ Isabella Georgina Butler
      • Abraham (1804–1878), partner of the bank since 1828, nominated 1868 preußischer Freiherr in 1868 ∞ Charlotte Beyfus (de) (1811–1887)
      • Eveline Oppenheim (1805–1886), married to Ferdinand von Kusserow
      • Dagobert Oppenheim (de) (1809–1889)
      • Betty Oppenheim (Bertha Hertz) ∞ Heinrich David Hertz (born as Hertz Hertz)