April 13, 1896 Baron Hirsch died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Hungary. Many well-known personalities of Europe attended the funeral in Paris. Hirsch left most Rumelian railways kazanHe left a legacy of 800 million francs. He left 180 million Francs to Jewish charities and 50 million Francs to the Jewish colony in Argentina. Thessaloniki-Istanbul Connection Line was opened. In September 1893, the concession of the line was given to the French.