The 4th Baron Rothschild (known as Jacob) is a member of the prominent Rothschild family of bankers.
Lord Rothschild was chairman of the National Heritage Memorial Fund from 1992 to 1998, and of the British National Heritage Lottery fund from 1995 to 1998. In this position he oversaw the distribution of £1.2billion from the National Lottery to the heritage sector.
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