Pacifico, Don David

(1784–1854)
   Gibraltar merchant. In 1847 Don Pacifico’s house was burnt down in a riot in Athens. The Greek government rejected his claim for compensation, and seized other real estate belonging to him. A British fleet was ordered by Palmerston, the prime minister, to sail into Piraeus harbour and compelled payment of the claim. In defending this celebrated action in the House of Commons, Palmerston declared stoutly that a British subject was entitled to protection whether he was a Jew or not.

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  • Don Pacifico — David Pacifico (1784–April 12, 1854) was of Portuguese Jewish descent and born in Gibraltar. He is best known to history as Don Pacifico . In 1850, Don Pacifico was a key figure in the international crisis known as the Don Pacifico Affair. In… …   Wikipedia

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  • Don Pacifico Affair — (1850) Conflict between Britain and Greece that originated when the home of David Pacifico (known as Don Pacifico), a British subject living in Athens, was burned down in an anti Semitic riot. In support of his demand for compensation, Viscount… …   Universalium

  • Don Pacifico, caso — (1850). Conflicto entre Gran Bretaña y Grecia que se originó cuando la residencia de David Pacifico (conocido como Don Pacifico), súbdito británico que vivía en Atenas, fue incendiada en una asonada antisemita. En apoyo a su demanda de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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