De Girardin, a rich financier, and occupy a cottage at Ermenonville.
Nothing could be more false than the common opinion that as a financier his sole expedient was to multiply the emissions of assignats.
Dallas, the financier, and was admitted to the bar in 1813.
JUAN FRANCISCO CAMACHO (1824-1896), Spanish statesman and financier, was born in Cadiz in 1824.
Mdlle Curchod soon afterwards became the wife of Necker, the famous financier; and Gibbon and the Neckers frequently afterwards met on terms of mutual friendship and esteem.
But the choice was not justified, for Constantine, who as the friend and minister of Isaac had shown himself a capable statesman and financier, proved incompetent as an emperor.
LUIGI LUZZATTI (1841-), Italian economist and financier, was born of Jewish parents at Venice on the ith of March 1841.
RUSSELL SAGE (1816-1906), American financier, was born in Verona township, Oneida (disambiguation)|Oneida county, New York, on the 4th of August 1816.
It established the chancellor of the exchequer as the paramount financier of his day, and it was only the first of a long series of similar performances, different, of course, in detail, but alike in their bold outlines and brilliant handling.
The most celebrated among them were: Fujiwara Seikwa (1560-1619), who introduced his countrymen to the philosophy of Chu-Hi; Hayashi Rasan (1583-1657), who wrote 170 treatises on scholastic and moral subjects; Kaibara Ekken (i63o1714), teacher of a finc system of ethics; Arai Hakuseki (1657-1725), historian, philosopher, statesman and financier: and Muro KiusO, the second great exponent of Chu-His philosophy.
Yet it was at this moment that a political financier, Sir Julius Vogel, at that moment colonial treasurer in the ministry of Sir William Fox, audaciously proposed that the central government should borrow ten millions, make roads and railways, buy land from the natives and import British immigrants.
WILLIAM COLLINS WHITNEY (1841-1904), American political leader and financier, was born at Conway, Massachusetts, on the 15th of July 1841, of Puritan stock.
ETIENNE CLAVIERE (1735-1793), French financier and politician, was a native of Geneva.
GEORGE EULAS FOSTER (1847-), Canadian politician and financier, was born in New Brunswick on the 3rd of September 1847, of U.E.
A careful and even brilliant financier, and a keen debater, he became known as a strong believer in protection for Canadian industries and in preferential trade within the British empire.
GEORGE STEPHEN MOUNTSTEPHEN, Baron (1829-), Canadian financier, was born on the 5th of June 1829 at Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland, the son of William Stephen and Elspeth Smith.
WILLIAM HUSKISSON (1770-1830), English statesman and financier, was descended from an old Staffordshire family of moderate fortune, and was born at Birch Moreton, Worcestershire, on the 11th of March 1770.
In the following year he published a pamphlet on the currency system, which confirmed his reputation as the ablest financier of his time; but his free-trade principles did not accord with those of his party.
SIR WILLIAM CORNELIUS VAN HORNE (1843-), Canadian financier, was born in Will county, Illinois, U.S.A., on the 3rd of February 1843, of Dutch descent.
ALEXANDER JAMES DALLAS (1759-1817), American statesman and financier, was born on the island of Jamaica, West Indies, on the 21st of June 1759, the son of Dr Robert C. Dallas (d.
CHARLES VILLETTE, MARQUIS DE (1736-1793), French writer and politician, was born in Paris on the 4th of December 1736, the son of a financier who left him a large fortune and the title of marquis.
He was not a financier of genius; but he administered the public moneys with the same probity and exactitude which he used in managing his own, retrieving alienated property, straightening accounts, balancing expenditure and receipts, and amassing a reserve in the Bastille.
They consolidated the floating debt proper in the shape of a 4% stock redeemable in 40 years, of which 70,000,000 was issued in 1882 by Seor Camacho, the greatest Spanish financier of the century.
His wife now believed he could get into office as a great financier, and made him give up his share in the bank, which he transferred to his brother Louis.
The first unfavourable rumours with reference to him arose in connexion with an interview with Herr Max Warburg, the German financier at Stockholm.
ACHILLE FOULD (1800-1867), French financier and politician, was born at Paris on the 17th of November 1800.
The latter accepted the task, and the new administration included Signor Tittoni, late prefect of Naples, as foreign minister, Signor Luigi Luzzatti, the eminent financier, at the treasury, General Pedotti at the war office, and Admiral Mirabello as minister of marine.
SIDNEY SONNINO, Baron (1847-), Italian statesman and financier, was born at Florence on the 11th of March 1847.
JAY GOULD (1836-1892), American financier, was born in Roxbury, Delaware county, New York, on the 27th of May 1836.
He became the financier of his party, preached unceasingly his cardinal doctrines of simplicity and economy, and was an effective critic of the measures of government.
Her father was the famous financier Necker, her mother Suzanne Curchod, almost equally famous as the early love of Gibbon, as the wife of Necker himself, and as the mistress of one of the most popular salons of Paris.
Vuitry, Etudes sur le regime financier de la France, vols.
EDWARD HENRY HARRIMAN (1848-1909), American financier and railroad magnate, son of the Rev. Orlando Harriman, rector of St George's Episcopal church, Hempstead, L.I., was born at Hempstead on the 25th of February 1848.
WILLIAM PITT FESSENDEN (1806-1869), American statesman and financier, was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, on the 16th of October 1806.
QUINTINO SELLA (1827-1884), Italian statesman and financier, was born at Mosso, near Biella, on the 7th of July 1827.
AGOSTINO MAGLIANI (1824-1891), Italian financier, was a native of Lanzino, near Salerno.
JUSTIN SMITH MORRILL (1810-1898), American political leader and financier, was born at Strafford, Vermont, on the 14th of April 1810.
1860), an American railway builder and financier whose connexion with the construction of the Guayaquil and Quito railway began in 1897.
LYMAN JUDSON GAGE (1836-), American financier, was born at De Ruyter, Madison county, New York, on the 28th of June 1836.
Becoming prominent among the Whigs, Dowdeswell was made chancellor of the exchequer in 1765 under the marquess of Rockingham, and his short tenure of this position appears to have been a successful one, he being in Lecky's words "a good financier, but nothing more."
As a politician he ended his career with his submission to Henry, who found in Roger of Salisbury a financier not less able and infinitely more acceptable to the nation.
It was hoped that, in the circumstances, Dr Lukacs, a financier of experience, might be able to come to terms with Mr de Justh, on the basis of dropping the bank question for the time, or, failing that, to patch together out of the rival parties some sort of a working majority.