Antonio Champalimaud

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Birthday
19, 1918
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
May 8, 2004 (86)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1918
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
May 8, 2004 (86)

About

Industrialist who was named the wealthiest man in Portugal in 2004.

Before Fame

He dropped out of college to take over the family construction business at age 19 after his father died.

Trivia

He donated 500,000,000 euros to establish the Champalimaud Foundation in an effort to support biomedicine research.

Family Life

He took over his uncle's cement company as well as his father's construction company.

Associated With

He and Bernard Arnault were two of the world's richest people.

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