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Philippines most powerful crook businessman, Chinese-born Lucio Tan, hospitalised with COVID-19. 

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"Sporklin", co-creator of crypto-currency dogecoin has died of cancer:

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2216760571005/dogecoin-core-developer-sporklin-a-true-shibe-dies-due-to-cancer

 

Took me a while to determine it's not a dog. She had recently left the company because of different views about what the currency should be.

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On 15/06/2014 at 22:54, gcreptile said:

There's no recent death or news item to create this thread, but there are a couple of really old, really rich people worth watching:

Warren Buffett, 83, 4th richest person alive, has been in the news for choosing his successor at Berkshire Hathaway.
Charles and David Koch, 78 and 74, 6th richest people alive, CEOs of Koch Industries, have massively funded conservative politicians in favor of fossil fuels.
Bernie Ecclestone, 83, under corruption charges and threatened as boss of Formula 1 racing.
George Soros, 83, 26th richest person alive, massive supporter of The Democratic Party, doesn't look too healthy but there are no bad news so far.
Ingvar Kamprad, 88, Founder of IKEA, very secretive. DEAD
Sheldon Adelson, 80, Las Vegas casino magnate, another guy who spends millions of dollars on politicians to ensure that society will go on in a way he thinks is best even after his death
Karl Albrecht, 94, 23rd richest person alive, Germany's richest guy and co-founder of ALDI, his brother died last year. When will it be his turn? DEAD
Liliane Bettencourt, 91, 11th richest person alive and richest french person, owner of L'Oreal, was involved in a corruption scandal and legal trouble with her daughter. DEAD

Also worth watching: The Walton Family, owners of Wal-Mart and maybe even Bill Gates who is still only 58, but looks much older, in my opinion.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56975466

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are no longer married, there's a very small chance this could be about something health related.

 

Also, from that list five out of the ten mentioned names are dead.

 

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Now the whole thing is clear. Bill Gates' Dad was an incredibly important person, fully deserving his place on the DL, because it was him that was acting as peacemaker and keeping the marriage together. Now he has gone, the whole thing is falling apart.

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James Edmund Tyler, a former executive with BFGoodrich, Eldorado Tires and Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., has died. He was 85.

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Bernard Tapie is hospitalized and have new metastasis in brain and kidney.

 

 

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37 minutes ago, BeretBleu said:

Bernard Tapie is hospitalized and have new metastasis in brain and kidney.

 

 

Is he up for a trial like Silvio and pulling the same trick?

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US investment mogul, and Republican Party mega-donor Foster Friess dead at 81:

https://apnews.com/article/government-and-politics-8482feb310e2d487afb293a32091070f

 

I mostly remember him from him being on FOX and explaining how contraception used to be cheap when the girls simply put an "Aspirin between their knees".

It took me some time to figure out that it meant, that they have to clench their legs shut to keep the Aspirin there.

Or in other words, the world used to be better when women weren't such SLUTS.

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Philippe Courtot, the former CEO, chairman and leader of Qualys, has died. He was 76. Qualys is a cloud security and compliance company founded in 1999 by Gilles Samoun. Courtot was an original investor. 

 

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/qualys-announces-passing-of-former-ceo-and-industry-visionary-philippe-courtot-301306404.html

 

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On 17/09/2019 at 22:38, DevonDeathTrip said:

 

I did give serious thought to giving Kirubi a run out on this year's DDP, but was worried about him getting the right obits.  Might have to revisit that next year if he makes it.

Let's see if he gets an obit... Chris Kirubi, Kenya businessman, has died, just when everybody forgot about him:

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/business/2021/06/dr-chris-kirubi-one-of-kenyas-most-successful-businessmen-has-died/

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14 hours ago, gcreptile said:

Let's see if he gets an obit... Chris Kirubi, Kenya businessman, has died, just when everybody forgot about him:

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/business/2021/06/dr-chris-kirubi-one-of-kenyas-most-successful-businessmen-has-died/

He received a BBC live obit:

https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-africa-47639452

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14 minutes ago, arghton said:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/controversial-bitcoin-blogger-mircea-popescu-202553430.html

Controversial Romanian bitcoin billionaire Mircea Popescu dead at 41, drowned in Costa Rica, apparently swept away with a strong current.

He was called the "Father of Bitcoin Toxicity", a troll who once said that raping women is okay.

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From currency to current sea. :tomatododge:

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Sawiris family head, billionaire Onsi Sawiris, dies at age 90:

 

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http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2021-06/29/c_1310034702.htm

 

Onsi Sawiris was the patriarch of Egypt's wealthiest family.

His sons Nassef and Naguib are also billionaires.

Onsi Sawiris founded the Orascom conglomerate, whose various construction, telecommunications and tourism, science and technology, and industrial companies are run by his three sons.

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1 hour ago, MariNisia said:

Sawiris family head, billionaire Onsi Sawiris, dies at age 90:

 

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http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2021-06/29/c_1310034702.htm

 

Onsi Sawiris was the patriarch of Egypt's wealthiest family.

His sons Nassef and Naguib are also billionaires.

Onsi Sawiris founded the Orascom conglomerate, whose various construction, telecommunications and tourism, science and technology, and industrial companies are run by his three sons.

 

@MariNisia

Did you know you can reduce the size of the images you post?  Double-click on the image before posting, and you can then reduce it by as much or as little as you wish.  Just saying.

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59 minutes ago, Toast said:

 

@MariNisia

Did you know you can reduce the size of the images you post?  Double-click on the image before posting, and you can then reduce it by as much or as little as you wish.  Just saying.

 

Sorry... I have vision problems and I'm looking for the best quality photos.
I'm so sorry... @Toast.

I need a magnifying glass to read the messages.

Thanks for your advice... is that I never noticed that. :facepalm:

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroaki_Nakanishi

Hitachi's Chairman 2014-2021, Hiroaki Nakanishi has died aged 75:

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/07/01/business/economy-business/hiroaki-nakanishi-dies/

Japanese press reported in May that he was going to resign on 1st of June due to lymphoma. His predecessor Takashi Kawamura (b. 1939) is still alive.

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Max Griggs, president of the R Griggs group - as in the owners of Dr Martens - dead. He also formed the football team Rushden and Diamonds, taking them from non-league obscurity to the professional ranks and then swiftly back down again.

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27 minutes ago, Spade_Cooley said:

Max Griggs, president of the R Griggs group - as in the owners of Dr Martens - dead. He also formed the football team Rushden and Diamonds, taking them from non-league obscurity to the professional ranks and then swiftly back down again.

Greatest footwear ever. RIP. 

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