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Pacifico, David, Don

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1854 AD
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British-Portuguese (British Gibraltar-born) Jewish diplomat and merchant

 

Portuguese consul-general in Athens 1837-1842

 

after losing house due to fire set by Greek mob, unsuccessfully petitioned Greek government for reimbursement

 

invoked status as British subject to petition for intervention of British government, precipitating British embargo on Piraeus 1850, justified by Viscount Palmerston in "civis Romanus sum" speech 1850