Sir Otto Beit
Person Male Born 7/12/1865 Died 7/12/1930
Financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur. Born Berlin. Younger brother to Alfred and made his fortune the same way: mining diamonds. Came to London in 1896 and took British citizenship. Governor and benefactor to Imperial College of Science & Technology where he founded the Beit Fellowships for Scientific Research. Died at home at 49 Belgrave Square on his birthday.