Saturday, August 30, 2014


In June 1944, Gestapo agents arrived at the Rothschild home and took Elisabeth to the Ravensbrück concentration camp, where she died. A Gestapo officer ordered that Philippine not be taken because he said he “had a kid the same age back home,” Mr. Wilson wrote.

Read the rest of The New York Times obituary of Baroness Philippine de Rothschild.

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