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  2. Alfred Escher - Wikipedia

    Johann Heinrich Alfred Escher vom Glas, known as Alfred Escher (20 February 1819 – 6 December 1882) was a Swiss politician, business leader and railways pioneer.

  3. Alfred Escher – Wikipedia

    Porträt Alfred Eschers, um 1875 Johann Heinrich Alfred Escher vom Glas, genannt Alfred Escher (* 20. Februar 1819 in Zürich; † 6. Dezember 1882 in Zürich/Enge) war ein Schweizer Politiker, Wirtschaftsführer und Eisenbahnunternehmer.

  4. Alfred Escher | Swiss statesman | Britannica

    Alfred Escher, (born Feb. 20, 1819, Zürich—died Dec. 6, 1882, Zürich ), dominant figure in 19th-century Zürich politics and legislator of national prominence who, as a railway magnate, became a leading opponent of railway nationalization. Quickly rising in cantonal political affairs, Escher had by 1848 become president of the Zürich government.

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  5. Alfred Escher: a visionary of modern Switzerland

    Alfred Escher was a pioneer in the early days of the modern Swiss federal state. Through astute use of his political and business skills, he realised projects of immense significance for Switzerland. Both as an entrepreneur and politician, Escher was instrumental in Switzerland's modernisation in the 19th century.

  6. Alfred Escher – Credit Suisse

    Al­fred Es­cher is one of the most im­port­ant per­son­al­it­ies of Swiss polit­ics and eco­nomic his­tory. We are proud to call him our founder. An in­sight into an in­spir­ing life. And into the time­less­ness of val­ues such as de­term­in­a­tion, foresight, and en­tre­pren­eur­ship. Born in Zurich. De­voted to his coun­try.

  7. Alfred Escher - Alfred Escher-Stiftung

    Zurich-born Alfred Escher was the outstanding figure in the political and economic life of 19th century Switzerland. He was a pioneer who was able to make the most of the dynamic environment that existed during the founding years of the new federal state. Escher's ascent through cantonal and federal politics was meteoric.

  8. Alfred Escher: The Businessman Who Founded Modern Switzerland

    The man behind numerous companies such as Credit Suisse, Swiss Life, Gotthard Railway and the now-defunct Swiss Northeastern Railway, Alfred Escher used his immense political and economic power to remake Switzerland in his image… something that continues to this day! Heritage Early Life A Start in Business Railroad Empire Founding Credit Suisse

  9. Alfred Escher - CEO - Digital K2 | LinkedIn

    Alfred Escher Executive Search at Digital K2 New York, New York, United States 500+ connections. Join to connect Digital K2. Cornell University. Company Website. Report this profile ...

  10. Alfred Escher monument (Zurich) - All You Need to Know BEFORE ...

    Alfred Escher was an early proponent of the railroad and started one of the early railroad companies in Zurich. I guess appropriate that his statute is where it is in front of the train station. He was also a business leader in banks and insurance and politician so influential in Switzerland's history.

  11. Home - Alfred Escher-Stiftung

    On this website, you will find the latest news about the foundation's wide-ranging activities, as well as information about the life and work of Alfred Escher. To immerse yourself in the monumental collection of correspondence with more than 5,000 letters from and to Alfred Escher, please visit the new digital edition of the Escher letters ...