Members of the Sassoon Family

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List of the members of the Sassoon family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Sassoon family, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Sassoon family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Sassoon family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Sassoon family.

People include everything from Siegfried Sassoon to Sir Edward Sassoon, 2nd Baronet, of Kensington Gore.

The information on this page of prominent Sassoon family members can help answer the questions, “Who was in the Sassoon family?” and "Who is part of the Sassoon family?
Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a jingoism-fuelled war. Sassoon became a focal point for dissent within the armed forces when he made a lone protest against the continuation of the war in his "Soldier's Declaration" of 1917, culminating in his admission to a military psychiatric hospital; this resulted in his forming a friendship with Wilfred Owen, who was greatly ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1886-1967)

Birthplace: Matfield, United Kingdom

Albert Abdullah David Sa... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Sir Albert Abdullah David Sassoon, 1st Baronet , (25 July 1818 – 24 October 1896) was a British Indian businessman and philanthropist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1818-1896)

Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq

Sir Edward Sassoon, 2nd ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Sir Edward Albert Sassoon, 2nd Baronet (20 June 1856 – 24 May 1912) was a British businessman and politician. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 56 (1856-1912)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Elias David Sassoon

Elias David Sassoon (27 March 1820 – 21 March 1880), an Indian merchant and banker born in Baghdad, was the second son of David Sassoon, an Iraqi-Indian philanthropist Jewish businessman involved in trade in India and the Far East, with branches at Calcutta, Shanghai, Canton, and Hong Kong; and his business, which included a monopoly of the opium-trade, extended as far as Yokohama, Nagasaki, and other cities in Japan. He was the first of his siblings to assist the family business' expansion into China when he opened a branch of the business there in 1844. He was also involved in his father's business in Bombay, India. In 1867, Elias established his own business called "E.D. Sassoon & Co.", ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 60 (1820-1880)

Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq