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Bottomley, Horatio

Born:
1860
Died:
1933
Forenames:
Horatio
Surname:
Bottomley

Journalist financialist and swindler, even shorter and more unscrupulous than FH. Bottomley is said to have started a rumour that FH was a Polish Jew, inventing a suitable name and place of origin, when FH was unpopular for taking Germany's side in the First World War.

Sources:
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