Person    | Male  Born 1830  Died 1899

Albert Grant

Categories: Industry, Philanthropy

Countries: Ireland, Italy

Albert Grant

Born Dublin, Ireland as Abraham Gottheimer. The King of Italy conferred the title of Baron Grant - for improvement schemes in Milan. He was also MP for Kidderminster. His financial dealings were never straight forwarded and he ended as a bankrupt.

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Albert Grant

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Albert Grant & Shakespeare

"There is no darkness but ignorance" is a quote from "Twelfth Night". The scu...

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