Saturday, April 18, 2020

Sir Michael Bernard Grenville Oppenheimer, 3rd Baronet 1924-2020

_. Sir Michael Oppenheimer, 3rd and last Baronet, author and historian, died in Jersey, Channel Islands, 17 April, 2020. He was 95.

Michael Bernard Grenville Oppenheimer was born 27 May, 1924, and succeeded his father, Sir Michael, 2nd Baronet, in 1933. Educated at Charterhouse and Christ Church, Oxford. He married 1947, [Laetitia] Helen [born 1926], daughter of Lieutenant-Col Sir Hugh Vere Huntley Duff Munro-Lucas-Tooth, 1st Baronet, by whom he had issue, daughters, Henrietta, Matilda and Xanthe [who married a Mosley, scion of the Barons Ravensdale].

The first baronet, Sir Bernard, was Chairman of the South African Diamond Corporation, and awarded a baronetcy in 1921. The baronetcy now becomes extinct.


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