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Herdenk Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita

Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita

Amsterdam, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 75 years



About Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita

A former pupil and friend of Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita, M.C. Escher, in an interview for Vrij Nederland given in 1968, told the journalist Bibeb that the Jessurun de Mesquita family had refused to go into hiding. The family assumed that their almost aristocratic origins would protect them. The son, Jacob, believed that he had obtained sufficient assurances of their safety from the organizations …

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Ad van Liempt, Kopgeld. Nederlandse premiejagers op zoek naar joden 1943 (Amsterdam 2002), p. 244

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Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 11878) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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