A member of the Rothschild banking dynasty, financier Lord Jacob Rothschild died at the age of 87.

He started his work at NM Rothschild & Sons, the family bank, and then launched his wealth management fund.

Born in Berkshire in 1936,Lord Rothschild studied history at Eton College and then Christ Church, Oxford.

According to the previous year’s Sunday Times Rich List, the Rothschild family was estimated to be worth around £825 million.