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Belmont, August Sr.

Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1890 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1816 – Born on the 13th of December in Alzey, Prussia.

         – He attended the Jewish Junior and Senior High School.

1837 – Belcourt was assigned to Havana to manage the Rothschild’s branches. However, while travelling to Havava, Belmont originally went to New York.

         – In May, Belmont arrived in New York, nearly 250 businesses, including the Rothschild agents, had collapsed. As a result, Belmont postponed his Havana departure indefinitely and began August Belmont & Company , believing that he could replace the defunct American Agency with his company

1844 – Served as the consul-general of Austria at New York.

1850 – Resigned in response to what he viewed as Austria’s cruel treatment of Hungary.

1851 – Served as chargé d’affaires for the United States at the Hague, and the American minister.

1860 – Chairman of Democratic National Committee.

         – He was named the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee in Baltimore.

1890 – Died on the 24th of November in New York.