Many rumours exist about the House of Rothschild, also known as the Rothschilds. They are a European dynasty of German Jewish descent and one of the founding families of banking and finance houses in Europe in the 1700s.
Myth has it that they are Illuminati or members of a similar sinister organization.
It has also been said that they are responsible for the assassination of several US presidents, as well as for instigating the Holocaust.
Segments from the 1934 movie The House of Rothschild were featured in a Nazi propaganda film called Der ewige Jude (The eternal Jew).
Some believe they manufactured avian and swine flu in a lab, with the intent of killing off a huge number of the world's citizens.
During the, the family likely possessed the world's largest private fortune. To this day it is claimed that they control global financial institutions.
The truth may never be known about this family shrouded in myths.