Treasurer of Baghdad from 1817 to 1829.
Became the leader of the Jewish community in Bombay.
Built the international business “David S. Sassoon”.
Sassoon cemented his family’s dominant position in the Sino-Indian opium trade. The Sassoon family has come to be known as the “Rothschild’s of the East” due to their immense wealth from finance and trade. From the 18th century, they were one of the wealthiest families in the world.
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