Guggenheim, Meyer

   US industrialist. Meyer Guggenheim, an immigrant from Switzerland in 1848, with his seven sons made a fortune from copper and other metals. The sons set up a number of foundations and fellow- ships for research and the creative arts. The Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art in New York City was named after one of them. Meyer’s granddaughter Marguerite (Peggy) Guggenheim (b. 1898) was a noted art patron, especially of American abstract expressionism.

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  • Guggenheim, Meyer — ▪ American industrialist and philanthropist born Feb. 1, 1828, Langnau, Switz. died March 15, 1905, Palm Beach, Fla., U.S.       American industrialist and philanthropist who developed worldwide mining interests that, when merged with the… …   Universalium

  • Guggenheim, Meyer — (1828 1905)    American indus trialist. When his father emigrated from Lengnau, Switzerland to the US, he worked with him as a travelling salesman. Meyer became a manufacturer of polish, a shop owner, and a spice merchant as well as an importer… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Guggenheim, Meyer y Daniel — (1 feb. 1828, Langnau, Suiza–15 mar. 1905, Palm Beach, Fla., EE.UU.) (9 jul. 1856, Filadelfia, Pa., EE.UU.–28 sep. 1930, Port Washington, N.Y.). Industriales estadounidenses, padre e hijo, quienes desarrollaron negocios mineros en todo el mundo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Guggenheim, Meyer and Daniel — born Feb. 1, 1828, Langnau, Switz. died March 15, 1905, Palm Beach, Fla., U.S. born July 9, 1856, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Sept. 28, 1930, Port Washington, N.Y. U.S. industrialists, father and son, who developed worldwide mining interests… …   Universalium

  • Meyer Guggenheim — (* 1. Februar 1828 in Lengnau, Schweiz; † 15. März 1905 in Lake Worth, Florida) war ein schweizerisch amerikanischer Industrieller und Philanthrop. Er war das Oberhaupt der amerikanischen Linie der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meyer Guggenheim — Born February 1, 1828(1828 02 01) Lengnau, Aargau, Switzerland Died March 15, 1905 …   Wikipedia

  • Meyer Guggenheim — Retrato de Meyer Guggenheim. Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Meyer Robert Guggenheim — (May 17, 1885 – November 16, 1959) (often recorded as M. Robert Guggenheim) was an American statesman and a member of the prominent Guggenheim family. Born in New York City, he was the son of Daniel Guggenheim (1856–1930), brother of Harry Frank… …   Wikipedia

  • Guggenheim — es el apellido de una famosa familia norteamericana. Muchos de sus miembros han creado Fundaciones, con motivaciones artísticas o de bien social. La Fundación de mayor renombre internacional, es la que fundó Solomon Guggenheim. * * * ► Familia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Guggenheim — may refer to: Benjamin Guggenheim Charles Guggenheim Davis Guggenheim Guggenheim Building Guggenheim family Guggenheim Fellowship Guggenheim Museum (disambiguation) Harry Frank Guggenheim John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Marc Guggenheim… …   Wikipedia

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