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Fugger, Jakob, 1459-1525

LC control no.n 82238858
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Personal name headingFugger, Jakob, 1459-1525
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Variant(s)Fugger, Jacob, 1459-1525
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Biography/History noteAccumulated his wealth with a perfectly good conscience, using some to build churches in his native Augsburg, and a remarkable housing project for the working poor, the Fuggerei, which survives to this day.
Birth date14590306
Death date15251230
Place of birthAugsburg (Germany)
Place of deathAugsburg (Germany)
Profession or occupationMerchants Bankers Moneylenders
Found inStrieder, J. Jacob Fugger, the rich, 1984, c1931: CIP t.p. (Jacob Fugger; dates: 1459-1525)
LC data base, 12/29/83 (hdg.: Fugger, Jakob, 1459-1525; usage: Fugger, Jakob; Fugger, Jacob)
Britannica 1983 (Fugger family: Jakob II the Rich)
Americana 1975 (Fugger: Jakob the Rich, 1459-1525)
Collier's 1973 (Fugger: Jakob II, "the Rich", 1459-1525)
Allg. Deut. Biog. (Fugger, Jakob, d. 1525)
Brockhaus 1968 (Fugger: Jakob II, der Reiche, 1459-1525)
Wikipedia, German, via WWW, January 15, 2014 (Jakob Fugger; born March 6, 1459 in Augsburg; died December 30, 1525 in Augsburg; merchant, banker)
Steinmetz, G. The richest man who ever lived, 2015: title page (The life and times of Jacob Fugger)