Center for German and European Studies

Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany's Wealthiest Dynasties

Thursday, March 23, 2023
4:30 - 6 pm Eastern Time (US)
Hybrid In-Person Event and Zoom Webinar
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library, Brandeis University

Co-Sponsored by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry.

About the Event

Book cover of David de Jong's bookA conversation with the author of a groundbreaking investigation of how the Nazis helped German tycoons make billions off the horrors of the Third Reich and World War II—and how the world allowed them to get away with it.



About the Speaker

Head shot of David de Jong in black and whiteDavid de Jong is a journalist and author. His first book, Nazi Billionaires, is published in the US and the UK by HarperCollins and will be translated in more than twenty languages from English. He spent four years reporting from Berlin while researching and writing this book. David previously covered European banking and finance from Amsterdam and hidden wealth from New York for Bloomberg News. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg Businessweek. A native of the Netherlands, he currently lives in Tel Aviv and works as a Middle East correspondent for the Dutch Financial Daily.