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Alain Afflelou (1944-) France
The French optician has lived in Switzerland since 1998. Alain Afflelou was born in Algeria in 1948. The son of bakers, he left to study in France in
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Otto Beisheim (1924-) Germany
The German retailing genius, with a fortune estimated at SFR6,000 million, prefers not to have to give away half of his income in taxes.
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Claude BerdaFrance
Président du groupe AB, producteur du sitcom "Hélène et les garçons" et magnat de la TV numérique, Mr Berda s'est installé en Suisse en 1996.
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Octav Botnar (1933-1998) Romania
The greatest importer of Nissan cars to England, Botnar was able to secure as much as 7% of the English new car market. He made about SFR3,000 million
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Coco Chanel (1883-1971) France
The empress of fashion lived in upper Lausanne for ten years. Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 in a hospice in Saumur. Her mother was abandon
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Robert Louis Dreyfus (1934-) France
Shrewd manager of Adidas and a very rich man, Robert Louis-Dreyfus lives in Davos but commutes by helicopter to his factories in Germany.
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Bernie Ecclestone (1930-) UK
The Formula 1 racing tycoon has lived in Gstaad since 1990. Bernie Ecclestone was born in 1930 in Ipswich, England. His father was the captain of a tr
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Asher Edelman (1939-) USA
The New York raider, famous for his takeover bids in the eighties, moved to Epalinges in upper Lausanne in 1988. He relocated to Switzerland s
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Robert Estienne (1503-1559) France
From a noble family of Parisian typographers, Robert Estienne was in contact with humanist circles throughout Europe. He adopted the Reformists' be
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Nessim GaonSudan
The brilliant jewish businessman manages an empire of commodities trading (grain with Russian, salt with Africa, etc …) from Geneva, where he owns one
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André Guelfi (1919-) France
Born in 1919 in Mazagan, Morocco, French businessman André Guelfi lived in Switzerland for over 25 years. His father was a Corsican military officer
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Daniel Hechter (1938-) Lebanon
The inventor of ready-to-wear has lived in Geneva since 1997. Daniel Hechter was born into a modest family in 1938, in Paris. At the age of fo
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Heineken (1924-2002) The Netherlands
The name of the richest man in the Netherlands is known the world over: Heineken. He started out selling door-to-door for the breweries that his grand
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Kamprad Ingvar (1926-) Sweden
The charismatic founder of IKEA, the multinational furniture company that currently generates over 15 billion in sales, has always had a k
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Léonard A. Lauder (1933-) USA
The CEO of the Estée Lauder perfume empire lives in the canton of Schwyz. Born in New York in 1933, Leonard A. Lauder is the eldest son of Est&
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LiebherrGermany
The owner of the great construction machines manufacturing company, Liebherr lived life to the fullest in Switzerland. Not only did he use the Fribour
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Henri Nestlé (1814-1890) Germany
The founder of one of the leading Swiss companies settled in Vevey in 1833. Henri Nestlé was born in 1814 to a rich Frankfurt family. Fleeing t
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Suliman S. Olayan (1933-) Saudi Arabia
Smart franchiser and licensee who made SFR3,000 million selling foreign franchises, such as Coca Cola or Burger King, in Saudi Arabia.
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Paloma Picasso (1949-) Spain
Paloma Picasso, designer and business woman, moved to Switzerland in January, 2001. The daughter of Pablo Picasso was born in 1949 in Vallauris on
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Rausing (1922-) Sweden
Gad and his brother, Hans, are the richest men in Europe, thanks to their packing firm Tetra Laval. They have chosen Pully as the international seat o
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Marc Rich (1938-) USA
The king of commodities has lived in Zug since 1983. Marc Rich was born in 1934 to a Jewish family who emigrated to the USA during the war. At the age
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Johann Rupert (1933-) South Africa
The luxury goods genius behind Rothmans, Cartier, and Mont Blanc has elected Zug as his tax domicile.
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Gunter Sachs (1933-) Germany
Heir to the Fichtel & Sachs-Werke fortune and ex-husband of French actress, Brigitte Bardot, Günter Sachs is the ultimate billionaire playboy, and a g
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Edmond Safra (1932-1999) Lebanon
The banking tycoon lived in Geneva for over 40 years. Edmond J. Safra was born in Beirut in 1932 to a wealthy family of Syrian Jewish bankers who had
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Nicola Scrima (1947-) Italy
The Italian industrialist came in 1963 for tax reasons and for the quality of life.
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Roger Zannier (1946-) France
The owner of the Zannier group, a manufacturer of children wear (like the Kickers shoes), with sales over Sfr 1 billion, Mr Zannier came in 1998 in Sw
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Alfred Henry Heineken
(1924 - 2002) The Netherlands
The name of the richest man in the Netherlands is known the world over: Heineken. He started out selling door-to-door for the breweries that his grandfather had founded in 1863. His strict upbringing and Calvinist mentality contributed largely to the company's success. Today, Heineken is the world's most well-known beer, distributed in over 170 countries. The Baron Heineken took up residence in Saint-Moritz, a well-to-do resort in the Graubunden Alps that provides him with a reasonable >>>
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