Otto Hermann Kahn (Mannheim, Germany, February 21, 1867 – New York, United States, March 29, 1934) was an investment banker, collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.
He was born on February 21, 1867, and raised in the city of Mannheim, Germany, by Jewish parents. His father had been among the refugees to the United States after the revolution of 1848 and had become an American... more »
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''The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied.''Otto Kahn (1867-1934), U.S. banker. Speech, January 14, 1918, University of Wisconsin.