David Miliband

by follers on May 8, 2015

Birth Name: David Wright Miliband

Place of Birth: Hampstead, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 15 July, 1965

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

David Miliband is a British politician, public policy analyst, and charity chief executive. A member of the Labour Party, he served as an MP for South Shields, from 7 June, 2001 to 15 April, 2013, and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, from 28 June, 2007 to 11 May, 2010, among other duties.

His brother is politician Ed Miliband, who led the Labour Party from 2010 to 2015, after winning a close race for party leader against David.

His father, Ralph Miliband, was a famous Belgian-born Marxist academic of Polish Jewish origin who fled with his parents to England during World War II. His mother, Marion Kozak, a human rights campaigner and early CND member, is a Polish Jew who survived the Holocaust, being protected by non-Jewish Poles.

David is married to professional violinist Louise Shackelton, with whom he has two children.

His middle name, Wright, is after American sociologist C. Wright Mills, who was a friend of David’s father.

David’s paternal grandparents were Samuel Miliband (the son of Zyndel Gershon Mileband and Chana Leah Auslender) and Renia/Renée Steinlauf. Zyndel was the son of Abram Moise Miliband and Esther Tempeldiner. Chana was the daughter of Abraham Ytszak Auslender and Rebecca Rachel Fiszman.

David’s maternal grandfather was Dawid Kozak (the son of Mosek Mauryc Kozak and Ulda Adela Hercberg). Dawid was born in Częstochowa, Poland, and died in Harzungen, Germany, in 1945; he was murdered in the Holocaust. Mosek was born in Częstochowa, the son of Abram Kozak and Cyrla Laja Kopinska. Ulda was born in Żarki, Poland, the daughter of Dawid Hercberg and Estera Szyjowicz.

David’s maternal grandmother was Bronislawa/Bronia Brucha Landau (the daughter of Dawid Herszlik Landau and Doba/Dobra Entla Gitla Kromolowska). Bronislawa was born in Przyrów, Poland. Dawid was the son of Mortka Landau and Rajzla. Doba was born in Koniecpol, the daughter of Jochim Lewek Kromolowski and Liba Rajzla Frid.

Source: Genealogy of David Miliband – https://www.geni.com

Information about David’s maternal grandfather, Dawid Kozak – http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Photo source:
David Miliband 2” by Foreign and Commonwealth Office – http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/photographs_of_ministers_45. Licensed under OGL via Wikimedia Commons.

{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant July 18, 2017 at 5:28 pm

he looks pakistani with that hair and the skin tone

neiltennant August 25, 2016 at 11:59 am

he is one of those Sephardi Jews like MARK RONSON

its clear that they are not Ashkenazi Jews

neiltennant August 25, 2016 at 11:58 am

years ago i looked on wikipedia and there was nothing about his roots

and i was disappointed because for me he looked foreign

i thought of part INDIAN or PAKISTANI
and even i thought of Sephardi Jewish

but now i know i was right

sarahle October 16, 2015 at 10:44 am

he kinda looks native

andrew October 16, 2015 at 6:02 pm

which tribe?

neiltennant July 23, 2017 at 7:57 am

there are not so many natives in the british isles

he looks like pakistani

neiltennant July 21, 2015 at 2:17 pm

i swear there are plenty of English Jews who look not typical English and i had to look up and had the proof that i was right !

for example


sarahle October 16, 2015 at 10:44 am

* Currie

lelo4 July 16, 2016 at 9:30 am

lol because Ashkenazi or Sephardi Jewish is an actual ethnicity.

andrew July 16, 2016 at 4:03 pm

In this site there a considerable number of actors/entartainers of 100% Ashkenazi descent who could easily be British.

neiltennant July 18, 2017 at 5:31 pm


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