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Eskeles, Bernhard Freiherr von#

b. Vienna, Feb. 12, 1753, d. Hietzing near Vienna, Aug. 7, 1839, banker, son of a rabbi. Educated in Amsterdam, became part owner and later full owner of a bank in Vienna; financial advisor to Joseph II and Franz II, and 1816 co-founder of the Austrian National Bank and 1819 of the Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse bank. His former residence in Vienna is now the Jewish Museum ( Jewish Museums).