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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.

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Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC 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 influenced by him. Sassoon later won ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1886-1967)

Birthplace: Matfield, United Kingdom

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#64 on The Best English Poets of All Time

#16 on The Best Jewish Poets of All Time

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Albert Abdullah David Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Sir Albert Abdullah David Sassoon, 1st Baronet, KCB, CSI, was a British Indian businessman and philanthropist. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1818-1896)

Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq

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Sir Edward Sassoon, 2nd Barone... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the Sassoon Family
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Sir Edward Albert Sassoon, 2nd Baronet was a British businessman and politician. ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1856-1912)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

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Elias David Sassoon

Elias David Sassoon Indian Merchant and Banker born in India, was the second son of David Sasson an Iraqi-Indian philanthropist Jewish businessman involved in trade in India and the Far East. He was first of David Sasson to visit China in 1844 for Business branch opening and expansion. He was involved in his father business in Mumbai India. In 1867 Elias left his father’s business and to setup his own in Hong Kong and Shanghai. He was father of Jacob Elias Sassoon and Edward Elias Sassoon. Elias died at colombo in 1880 ...more

Age: Died at 60 (1820-1880)

Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq