Charlotte von Rothschild

Charlotte von Rothschild

Born Jun 13, 1819

Charlotte von Rothschild was a German-born British socialite. She was a member of the Rothschild banking family of Naples, but was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She was the eldest child and only daughter of Carl Mayer von Rothschild (1788-1855) and Adelheid Herz (1800-1853).… Read More

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1819 Birth Born in 1819.


1836 17 Years Old Because endogamy within the Rothschild family was an essential part of their strategy to ensure that control of their wealth remained in family hands, on June 15, 1836, two days after her seventeenth birthday, the beautiful Charlotte married Lionel de Rothschild (1808-1879), her first cousin from the English branch of the family. … Read More


1844 25 Years Old In 1844, she caused a sensation in London society when the American showman P. T. Barnum and his celebrated midget "Tom Thumb" performed at her home. … Read More


1884 65 Years Old Charlotte von Rothschild died at her Gunnersbury Park home in 1884 and was buried next to her husband in the Willesden Jewish Cemetery. … Read More
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