Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Paul Hermann

BANKER (GERMANY)
BORN 30 Oct 1812, Berlin - DIED 21 Jun 1874, Berlin: Charlottenburg
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof I, Mehringdamm 21 (Halleschen Tor), Kreuzberg (Feld 2)

Paul Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was the son of the banker Abraham Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and his wife Lea Salomon. The composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was his brother. Paul received a commercial training in London and Paris from 1831 to 1833. After completion he joined the family bank of which he became a partner in 1838. On 27 May 1835 he married Albertine Heyne, the daughter of the banker Heinrich Carl Heine and the sister of the mathematician Eduard Heine. They had several children.

In 1871 he became the senior manager of the bank and he acted as financial advisor to the Prussian government. Privately he played the cello.

Family
• Father: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Abraham Ernst
• Brother: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
• Sister: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Fanny
• Sister: Dirichlet-Mendelssohn, Rebecka

Images

The grave of Paul Hermann Mendelsohn-Bartholdy at the Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof I, Halleschen Tor, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (28 May 2015)

 

The grave of Paul Hermann Mendelsohn-Bartholdy at the Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof I, Halleschen Tor, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (28 May 2015)

 

Sources
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2006
Paul Mendelssohn-Bartholdy


Mendès, Catulle

Published: 10 Dec 2021
Last update: 06 Apr 2022