Bombay

Today the city of Mumbai in which great peoples many of them were not even born in India but gave a lot and contributed so much for the city of Mumbai today their names are still there in the history and in various places of the city but sadly people have started fargeting this people so to help the history of the city

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. dulcie david pezarkar
    Apr 23, 2011 @ 17:15:26

    wonderful article thanks a lot for sharing and it is truely whole deep information on david sassoon

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  2. kalyani
    Apr 24, 2011 @ 15:16:17

    thanks a lot daniel few of the valuable informations are included in this i am sure yours this article will always be counted as one of the important informations when ever there will be somehting about sassoons and history of mumbai thanks a lot for adding this and all the best

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  3. ben sassoon
    Apr 24, 2011 @ 15:27:25

    wonderful blog and articles my family belongs to the generation of the albert sassoon who was in lundon that time and we are his desendents wonderful article and keep on writting

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    • Raymond Israel
      Nov 13, 2011 @ 16:37:51

      Dear Ben Sassoon,
      Am originally from Poona, India and now for the past seventeen years, my wife and I, have settled in New York, USA
      Would love to meet you.
      Regards,
      Raymond Israel

      Reply

  4. pramod
    Apr 26, 2011 @ 15:15:49

    brilliant post, excellent

    Reply

  5. danieldavid100
    Apr 26, 2011 @ 15:36:10

    thanks a lot pramodji for yours comment people like you appreciate our hard work thanks also to ben, kalyani and dulci people like you really mean a lot for me i myself know how much hard work i have done in this to make this sucessful article i had refered many books,visited the david sassoon library of mumbai,got in touch with vidal sassoon and the other sassoons and had spend around whole month just to get this informations

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  6. Trisha
    Apr 03, 2013 @ 21:02:22

    Hi,
    I’m working a project that has to do with Jews in Mumbai, specifically Byculla area. I was wondering if you have a bibliography or particular sources for the information you’re sharing?

    I would be really helpful!
    Thanks!

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  7. diane mehta
    Oct 11, 2013 @ 22:32:00

    Hi Daniel, I’m interested in your source for who started the first cotton mill — Albert or Jacob. I’m writing a piece about Indian Jews and the Sassoons’ contributions to Bombay, but the Stanley Jackson book seems to peg it as Jacob. Can you clarify? The history’s confusing. dianemehta@gmail.com

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  8. Ariella Zeloof
    Oct 26, 2013 @ 20:30:35

    Hi Daniel,
    Great article. I am researching Rachel Sassoon born in 1860 in Mumbai. Do you know whose daughter she was?

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