18th-century merchants

2017-08-02T15:37:01+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Andrew Wodrow, Andreas Bodenhoff, Niels Brock, Thomas Cushing II, John Henry Cox, Joseph Wharton (1707–1776), Juan Miguel de Esparza, Jonathan Forward, Takadaya Kahei, Calmer Hambro, Tominaga Nakamoto, Miguel de Riglos Bástida, Tsutaya Jūzaburō, Vincenzo Borg, Stefano Conti, Caspar Herman Hausmann, Jan Dekert flashcards 18th-century merchants
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  • Andrew Wodrow
    Andrew Wodrow (1752–1814) was a prominent Scottish American merchant, militia officer, clerk of court, lawyer, and landowner in the colony (and later U.S. state) of Virginia.
  • Andreas Bodenhoff
    Andreas Bodenhoff (5 January 1723 - 8 August 1794) eas a Danish merchant, shipowner and ship builder.
  • Niels Brock
    Niels Brock (19 March 1731 – 4 October 1802) was a Danish merchant.
  • Thomas Cushing II
    Thomas Cushing II (1694 – April 1746) was an American merchant, lawyer and politician who served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1742 to 1745.
  • John Henry Cox
    John Henry Cox (c. 1750 – 5 October 1791) was an English explorer who charted Great Oyster Bay, Maria Island, and Marion Bay on the east coast of Tasmania in 1789, aboard his armed brig HMS Mercury.
  • Joseph Wharton (1707–1776)
    Joseph Wharton (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1707; died there on July 27, 1776) was a successful merchant, and the owner of "Walnut Grove," a country place on Fifth street, near Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, on which the Mischianza of 1778 was held.
  • Juan Miguel de Esparza
    Juan Miguel de Esparza (1712–1766) was a Spanish nobleman, Alcalde, Regidor and Alférez real of Buenos Aires during the Viceroyalty of Peru.
  • Jonathan Forward
    Jonathan Forward (1680–1760) was a London merchant primarily responsible for convict transportation to the American colonies from 1718 to 1739.
  • Takadaya Kahei
    Born in 1769 on Awaji Island, Takadaya Kahei (高田屋嘉兵衛) was a Japanese merchant credited with transforming the trading outpost of Hakodate in Japan's northern island of Hokkaidō into a thriving city.
  • Calmer Hambro
    Calmer Hambro (1747-1806) was a Danish merchant and banker.
  • Tominaga Nakamoto
    Tominaga Nakamoto (富永 仲基 Tominaga Nakamoto, 1715–1746) was a Japanese philosopher.
  • Miguel de Riglos Bástida
    Miguel de Riglos y de la Bastida (1649-1719) was a Spanish nobleman, merchant, and Captain in the fort of Buenos Aires during the Viceroyalty of Peru.
  • Tsutaya Jūzaburō
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō (Japanese: 蔦屋 重三郎; 13 February 1750 – 31 May 1797) was the founder and head of the Tsutaya publishing house in Edo, Japan, and produced illustrated books and ukiyo-e woodblock prints of many of the period's most famous artists.
  • Vincenzo Borg
    Vincenzo Maria Borg (11 January 1777 – 18 July 1837), also known by his nickname Brared (or Braret), was a Maltese merchant who was one of the main insurgent leaders during the French blockade of 1798–1800.
  • Stefano Conti
    Stefano Conti was an Italian 18th century merchant from Lucca, known for his expansive collection and patronage of contemporary Italian artists.
  • Caspar Herman Hausmann
    Caspar Herman Hausmann was a Danish-Norwegian General, lumber merchant and squire.
  • Jan Dekert
    Jan Dekert or Jan Dekiert (1738 – 4 October 1790) was a Polish merchant of German descent and political activist.