Isaac D'Israeli (11 May 1766 – 19 January 1848) was a British writer, scholar and man of letters. He is best known for his essays, his associations with other men of letters, and as the father of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.
Isaac was born in Enfield, Middlesex, England, the only child of Benjamin D'Israeli (1730–1816), a Jewish merchant who had emigrated from Cento in ... more »
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''The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.''Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848), British author. "Quotation," Curiosities of Literature (1791-1834).