Eva Neurath

Eva Urvasi Neurath (née Itzig; 22 August 1908 - 21 December 1999) was a British publisher, the co-founder in 1949, with her husband, Walter Neurath, of Thames & Hudson.[1]

She was born in Berlin, the youngest of Rudolf Itzig, a Jewish clothier's five daughters. He died when she was eight.[2]

With the rise of the Nazis, she came to England with her second husband, Wilhelm Feuchtwang (son of David Feuchtwang, chief rabbi of Vienna),[3] and their son Stephan Feuchtwang.[1]

In 1953, she married Walter Neurath. He was her third husband, and she was his third wife.[4]


  1. 1 2 Plante, David (6 January 2000). "Eva Neurath". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. "Neurath [née Itzig], Eva Urvasi (1908–1999)". ODNB. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  3. Peter Unwin (31 January 2013). Newcomers' Lives: The Story of Immigrants as Told in Obituaries from The Times. A&C Black. pp. 149–150. ISBN 978-1-4411-5917-5.
  4. W. Rubinstein; Michael A. Jolles (27 January 2011). The Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History. Palgrave Macmillan UK. p. 718. ISBN 978-0-230-30466-6.

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