James Henri de Rothschild
- Category : 1896-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (12,36)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 1
French banker and politician, the son of Baron Henri de Rothschild. He was the director of several companies, including the Société d'Investissement de l'Est (from the Compagnie des chemin de fer de l'Est).
He served in the Air Force during World War I, and during World War II he enlisted on 27 March 1943 in the Free French Air Forces, and reached the rank of commander. He was decorated with the Legion of Honor and the Croix de Guerre.
Elected to the Oise general council in 1937, he was Mayor of Compiègne from 1935 to 1940, then from 1945 to 1947.
He married twice and was the father of Nicole Stephane (1923-2007) and Monique de Rothschild (1925-2018), the wife of the art collector Georges Halphen. He died on 7 August 1984 at age 88 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.