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Edmond Adolphe Maurice Jules Jacques de Rothschild (1926-1997)

Edmond Adolphe Maurice Jules Jacques de Rothschild began to deal in property from an office on the Faubourg Saint Honoré and took a stake in Club Mediterranée, then a small company of no consequences. Other business interests included a share in Banca Tiburtina and the Banque Privée, first set up in London in 1984, and he also chaired Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild, set up in the late 1960s independently of other Rothschild operations. In 1972 he bought Château Clarke vineyard.

Edmond's business interests embraced family concerns such as Château Lafite and P.O.Banque, later RCB.

He was a strong supporter of Israel and Jewish charities. Edmond married Nadine Lhopitalier in 1963 and their only child, Benjamin, was born in the same year. The family's principal residence was Château Pregny on the edge of Lake Geneva in Switzerland.