October 22, 1922: Baron Philippe de Rothschild took over the Château Mouton-Rothschild estate as part of an inheritance. According to an official account, “candlelight and well-water were still in use” when he arrived (Château Mouton-Rothschild website). For more on Philippe de Rothschild, see our other posts.

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