HARARI, SIR VICTOR RAPHAEL


HARARI, SIR VICTOR RAPHAEL
HARARI, SIR VICTOR RAPHAEL (1857–1945), Egyptian Jewish financier from Cairo. He began his career at the Egyptian ministry of finance, where he rose to the position of director general of the accounts department. In 1929 he was elected to the board of directors of the Egyptian National Bank and headed the boards of directors of many economic enterprises. He was knighted by King George V in 1928. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: J.M. Landau, Ha-Yehudim be-Miẓrayim (1967), 17, 174–5. ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: idem, Jews in Nineteenth-Century Egypt (1969), index. (Haim J. Cohen)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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