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Baron Raimondo Franchetti has been the name of more than one Italian Baron, of the noble Franchetti family. The Franchettis were an Italian Jewish family who, from the 18th century onwards, were one of the wealthiest families in the Mediterranean. They were originally a Venetian family. The most famous member of the family named Baron Raimondo Franchetti lived from 1889 until his death in an airplane crash in the Egyptian desert in 1935.
His grandfather, also Baron Raimondo Franchetti, married Louise Sarah Rothschild into the Rothschild banking family.
- L'Europe méditerranéenne, (Peter Lang, 2008) By Marta Petricioli, page 99
L'ultimo esploratore, la vita e le avventure del barone Raimondo Franchetti - Documentary by Claudio Costa information from internet movie data base IMDB
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