Financier sentence example
Dallas, the financier, and was admitted to the bar in 1813.
Nothing could be more false than the common opinion that as a financier his sole expedient was to multiply the emissions of assignats.
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.
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.
Henceforth he had much to do with railway affairs and became a railway financier.Advertisement
His administration of the department, in circumstances of great difficulty arising out of the "greenback" agitation and the adverse political complexion of Congress, won him high distinction as a financier.
He was educated at Newcastle, and afterwards went into business, where he had a very successful career as a financier.
It was mainly by his use of Claviere that Mirabeau sustained his reputation as a financier.
The first of these was Necker, a Genevese financier.
The first unfavourable rumours with reference to him arose in connexion with an interview with Herr Max Warburg, the German financier at Stockholm.Advertisement
In 1881 he married a daughter of Darius Ogden Mills (1825-1910), a prominent financier.
He became a very successful financier, his estate at death being valued at over £ 1 million.
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Never again should they be left at the mercy of the city financier or speculator.
At the point of raising an invoice you notify your invoice finance provider, usually via the invoice financier 's online interface.Advertisement
These currently include Board membership of Shared Interest Society Ltd (the specialist financier of Fair Trade) and of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance.
He is a financier of enormous wealth, which he admittedly intends to use to achieve the destruction of American liberty.
Grey proved himself a poor financier and a tactless party leader.
He was disliked by the barons, who nicknamed him Flambard in reference to his talents as a mischief-maker; but he acquired the reputation of an acute financier and appears to have played an important part in the compilation of the Domesday survey.
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New York financier Henry Graves Jr. and Ohio automobile engineer James Ward Packard vied with one another to own a timepiece with the greatest possible number of complications.
English financier Matt Grant chose Shayne Lamas, daughter of actor Lorenzo Lamas.
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.
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.Advertisement
Charles, moreover, was a born financier, and his reform of the currency and of the whole fiscal system greatly contributed to enrich both the merchant class and the treasury.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
The financier has to " cover " his outlay.
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.