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Sir Julius Vogel

Premier of New Zealand at just 38, Julius Vogel was born in London, England, probably on 24 February 1835, the son of Albert Leopold Vogel and his wife, Phoebe Isaac.

His mother was the oldest daughter of a Jewish merchant family headed by Alexander Isaac, and his father was a Christian from Holland. Vogel had an older sister, Frances, and a younger brother, Lewis.

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The Dutch in New Zealand on Te Ara website

Premier Julius Vogel