Fould family

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The Fould family is a family of French Jewish descent known for success in banking.[1] It was founded by Beer Léon Fould, a wine-dealer's son from Lorraine, who moved to Paris in 1784 to establish a banking business.[2][3] The name comes from the Hessian city of Fulda.

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  1. Barbier, Frédéric (1991). Finance et Politique : La Dynastie des Fould : XVIIIe-XXe siècle (in français). Paris: A. Colin. ISBN 0220037531.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. Smith, Michael Stephen (2006). The Emergence of Modern Business Enterprise in France: 1800–1930. Harvard University Press. p. 52. ISBN 0674019393.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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