Moritz Daniel Oppenheim
German artistDied when: 82 years 50 days (985 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (7 January 1800 in Hanau, Germany – 26 February 1882 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German painter who was often regarded as the first Jewish painter of the modern era.
His work was influenced by his cultural and religious roots at a time when many of his German Jewish contemporaries chose to convert to Christianity.
Oppenheim is considered by the scholar Ismar Schorsch to be in sympathy with the ideals of the Wissenschaft des Judentums movement, because he remained "fair to the present" without denying his past.