Weinberg, Arthur von
|Birthname||Arthur Bernhard Weinberg|
|born on||11 August 1860 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )|
|Place||Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40|
|Timezone||LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||18°59' 08°01 Asc. 16°30'|
German chemist and industrialist, a co-owner of Cassella and later a co-founder, co-owner and member of the supervisory board and the administrative board of IG Farben. He was also a prominent philanthropist in Frankfurt. He founded the Arthur von Weinberg Foundation in 1909, was director of the Senckenberg Nature Research Society and was a co-founder of the Goethe University Frankfurt in 1914.
A member of a prominent Jewish-origined family of industrialists, he was a grandson of Ludwig Aaron Gans. In 1908 Arthur Weinberg and his brother Carl were ennobled by Emperor William II, and he received numerous other honours in Germany. In 1909 he married the Dutch widow Willemine Huygens. During the Nazi regime, Weinberg was forced out of his offices and for a time lived with his adopted daughters Marie and Charlotte, Countess Spreti in Bavaria. In 1942 he was arrested, and he died following a cholecystectomy in the Theresienstadt Ghetto on 20 March 1943 at the age of 82.
- sibling relationship with Weinberg, Carl von (born 14 September 1861)
- Crime : Arrest 1942
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Liver/Pancreas/Spleen (Gall bladder)
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Passions : Criminal Victim : Concentration camp (Theresienstadt)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
- Vocation : Business : Business owner (Industrialist)
- Vocation : Business : Top executive
- Vocation : Science : Chemistry