David Rockefeller

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Birthday
12, 1915
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 20, 2017 (101)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1915
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 20, 2017 (101)

About

The son of John D. Rockefeller Jr., he used his banking career to amass a fortune of over $3 billion. At the time of his death, he was the oldest billionaire in the world.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1940.

Trivia

He was infamous in the political world, especially for his influential role during the 1970s Iran hostage crisis and as a member of the Bilderberg Group's Advisory Board.

Family Life

He was married to Peggy McGrath from 1940 to 1996. The couple had six children.

Associated With

His family name and wealth brought him into contact with such world leaders as Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.

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