This day in Jewish history / A finance tycoon is born
Mark Goldmann changed his name to Marcus Goldman and went on to found Goldman Sachs.
On December 9, 1821, in Trappstadt, Bavaria, Mark Goldmann was born. The world remembers him as Marcus Goldman, as he adapted his name after becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States, where he founded the trading firm that became known as Goldman Sachs.
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