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  1. marcus samuel, 1st viscount bearsted, jp (5 november 1853 – 17 january 1927), known as sir marcus samuel between 1898 and 1921 and subsequently as the lord bearsted until 1925, was a lord mayor of london and the founder of the shell transport and trading company, which was later restructured including a holland -based company commonly referred to …

  2. BEARSTED, MARCUS SAMUEL, FIRST VISCOUNT (1853–1927), founder of the Shell Oil Company. Marcus Samuel was educated at Jewish schools in London and Brussels before joining the firm established by his father Marcus Samuel, who had prospered in the Far Eastern trade, principally from selling fancy shells and ornamental shell boxes.

  3. Jul 21, 2022 · "Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted JP (5 November 1853 – 17 January 1927), known as Sir Marcus Samuel, Bt between 1903 and 1921 and subsequently as The Lord Bearsted until 1925, was the founder of the Shell Transport and Trading Company, a precursor to Royal Dutch Shell."

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    Samuel was born into a Jewish family in Whitechapel, London. His father, also Marcus Samuel, ran a successful import-export business, M. Samuel & Co., trading with the Far East, which Marcus carried on with his brother, Samuel Samuel. Marcus Samuel realised the potential of the oil trade during a trip to the Black Sea in 1890, and ordered the const...

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  4. Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted JP (5 November 1853 – 17 January 1927), known as Sir Marcus Samuel, Bt between 1903 and 1921 and subsequently as The Lord Bearsted until 1925, was the founder of the Shell Transport and Trading Company, a precursor to Royal Dutch Shell. Lord Mayor of London 1902

  5. May 22, 2020 · Marcus Samuel 1853-1927 Oil magnate Marcus Samuel was a pioneer in the global shipment of oil, became Lord Mayor of London and died as 1st Viscount Bearsted. The company he founded, Shell, is still a leader in world energy with a corporate identity that attests to its origins in a Jewish shop near the London docks.

  6. He held the office of Lord Mayor of London between 1902 and 1903 and was created 1st Baronet Samuel in August 1903. He was created 1st Baron Bearsted of Maidstone in June 1921 and was created 1st Viscount Bearsted of Maidstone in June 1925. He died two years later at age 73. British Peer, Industrialist. Founder of Shell Oil. Born the son of ...

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