Sunday, August 5, 2018

Death of the Diamond King 14 June 1897

Barney Barnato, born Barnet Isaacs, was a British Randlord, one of the entrepreneurs who gained control of diamond mining, and later gold mining, in South Africa from the 1870s. He is perhaps best remembered as being a rival of Cecil Rhodes.
Died14 June 1897, Atlantic Ocean

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