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Name  Philippine Rothschild

Movies  Swann in Love
Philippine de Rothschild Chteau Mouton Rothschild History to Baroness Philippine

Role  Philippe de Rothschild's daughter
Died  August 23, 2014, Paris, France
Spouse  Jacques Sereys (m. 1961–1999)
Children  Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild, Camille Sereys de Rothschild, Philippe Sereys de Rothschild
Parents  Elisabeth de Rothschild, Philippe de Rothschild
Similar People  Philippe de Rothschild, Jean‑Pierre de Beaumarchais, Elisabeth de Rothschild, Jacques Sereys, Pauline de Rothschild

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Philippine Mathilde Camille, Baroness de Rothschild (22 November 1933 – 23 August 2014) was the owner of the French winery Château Mouton Rothschild. She acted under the stage name Philippine Pascale. She was the only daughter of the vintner Baron Philippe de Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild banking dynasty.

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Biography

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Rothschild was born in Paris, France. At the time of her birth, her mother, Elisabeth Pelletier de Chambure, a French Catholic aristocrat, was not married to her father Philippe de Rothschild, but instead married to Jonkheer Marc de Becker-Rémy, a Belgian nobleman. After a legal skirmish and the Jonkheer's threats to kidnap his wife's child, the Becker-Rémys divorced in 1934. Shortly afterwards, Rothschild's mother and father eventually married that same year in Paris. By 1939, Philippe de Rothschild separated from Elisabeth, who reverted to using her maiden name.

Rothschild had one brother, Charles Henri de Rothschild, who was born in 1938 and died that same year.

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When Philippine de Rothschild was ten years old, she witnessed the Gestapo arrest her mother, who later died at Ravensbrück concentration camp, the only known member of the Rothschild family to die during World War II.

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In 1958, she graduated from the Paris Conservatoire National d'Art Dramatique and acted in La Comédie Française with Catherine Deneuve. She played one of the leading roles in Harold and Maude with Madeleine Renaud between 1973 and 1980.

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She was made an Officier of the Légion d'Honneur in 2007, and in 2013 was given a lifetime achievement award by the Institute of Masters of Wine.

Work in the wine business

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Rothschild entered her father's wine business in the late 1970s. When Philippe died in 1988, Philippine inherited three estates in Bordeaux: Château Mouton Rothschild (bought by her great-great grandfather Nathaniel de Rothschild in 1853), Château d'Armailhac, and Château Clerc Milon. She also became chairwoman and majority owner of Baron Philippe de Rothschild S.A. At the time of her father's death, the company sold 1.3 million cases of wine a year. By 2000, sales had almost doubled to 2.1 million cases. In 1999, sales amounted to around $155 million (approximately $223 million in 2016 dollars).

Her wine holdings included Château Mouton Rothschild, Château d'Armailhac, Château Clerc Milon, Domaine de Lambert, Baron Arques, Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Mouton Cadet, Opus One and Viña Almaviva.

Marriages

Rothschild was married to:

  • Jacques Noël Sereys (born 1928), a French theatre director and actor, whom she wed on 4 March 1961 and divorced 25 October 1999. They have a daughter and a son:
  • Camille Sereys de Rothschild (born 1961)
  • Philippe Sereys de Rothschild (born 1963)
  • Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais (born 1944), a bibliographer and scholar, who is a relative of 18th-century playwright Pierre Beaumarchais. They have one son:
  • Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild (born 1971)
  • References

    Philippine de Rothschild Wikipedia