Apollonia Hirscher

Apollonia Hirscher (died 1547), was a Transylvanian Saxon merchant of what is now Brașov in Romania, part of the Eastern Hungarian Kingdom during her lifetime.[1] She inherited and managed a merchant empire from her late spouse, mayor Lukas Hirscher III (d. 1541), and traded with Austria and the Ottoman Empire. She was the builder of the Brașov House of Merchants.

Apollonia Hirscher

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  1. ^ Aldea, Vasile. Crâmpeie din Brașovul de ieri și azi. Ghimbav: Haco International (2016). ISBN 9789737706416