Bischoffsheim, Jonathan-RaphaŽl

BANKER, BUSINESSMAN, PHILANTHROPIST, SENATOR (GERMANY)
BORN 26 Apr 1808, Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz - DIED 5 Feb 1883, Watermael-Boitsfort, Bruxelles-Capitale
GRAVE LOCATION Bruxelles, Bruxelles-Capitale: CimetiŤre de Bruxelles, Avenue du CimetiŤre de Bruxelles 159, Evere (Rond-point Bischoffsheim)

Jonathan-RaphaŽl Bischoffsheim came from the German-Belgian Bischoffsheim family of bankers. His father RaphaŽl Nathan Bischoffsheim (1773-1814) was army contractor to the Electorate of Mainz. In 1827 he was a co-founder of the Bischoffsheim & Goldschmidt Bank. On 11 June 1832 he married Henriette Goldsmith (1812-1892) in Brussels and they had four children.

Bischoffsheim was one of the Directors of the Banque de Belgique and a co-founder of the National Bank of Belgium. His banking activities and those of his brother Louis-RaphaŽl Bischoffsheim (1800-1873) formed the foundation of what would become the Paribas bank. From 1862 to 1883 Jonathan-RaphaŽl Bischoffsheim was a member of the Belgian Parliament for the liberals.

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Bischoffsheim, Louis-RaphaŽl

Images

The mausoleum of Jonathan RaphaŽl Bischoffsheim at the CimetiŤre de Bruxelles, Evere.
Picture by Androom (27 May 2022)

 

Sources
Jonathan-Rapha√ęl Bischoffsheim - Wikipedia


Bischoffsheim, Louis-RaphaŽl

Published: 22 Nov 2023
Last update: 22 Nov 2023