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Goldschmidt, 57, Dies; Aided Belgian King

Robert Goldschmidt, son of the owner of the famous Brussels banking house, died today in Nice as the result of an overdose of a sleeping potion. He was 57 years old.

Mr. Goldschmidt was an intimate friend of King Albert of Belgium, with whom he collaborated on a number of State projects. He was also an inventor and a scientist. The Belgian government has sent a message of condolence to his family.