Van der Buerse Family Founded the Stock Exchange

Occupation:
      Financiers
Location:
      Bruges, Belgium
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Additional Information:

  • History | Stock Exchange
    The house of the Beurze family on Vlamingstraat Bruges was the site of the worlds first stock Exchange, circa 1415. The term Bourse is believed to have derived from the family name Beurze. In the middle of the 13th century, Venetian bankers began to trade in government securities.Jan 6, 2010
  • The stock market – Museum van de Nationale Bank van België
    Jan 4, 2010 – Be that as it may, the old Bruges family of innkeepers lives on in the word ‘beurs’ [stock exchange]. There is no doubt that the name and coat of arms of the Van der Buerse family were central to the development of the association between the Bruges stock exchange square and the concept of a stock market.
  • Exchange (organized market) – Wikipedia
    An exchange, or bourse /bʊərs/ also known as a trading exchange or trading venue, is an … The building, which was established by Robert van der Buerze as a hostelry, had operated from 1285. … In 1774, the Paris Stock Exchange (founded in 1724), say the courts, must now necessarily be shouted to improve the …
  • How Belgium created and almost lost the world’s first stock …
    Jun 28, 2019 – On reading the words “stock exchange”, the first images that spring to mind … One of the most important innkeeping trading families were the Van der Buerse, who … It’s said that the pivotal role played by the Van der Buerse in …
  • 10000 years of economy – Creation of the first stock exchange
    The old Ter Buerse square in Bruges (Belgium). Engraving by A. Sanderus, in « Flandria Illustrata » (1641). The house of the Van der Buerse family is the one …

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