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Billionaire Lufthansa investor Thiele dies aged 79
Berlin, Feb 23, 2021 (AFP) - German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele, the biggest shareholder in Lufthansa airline, died Tuesday aged 79, announced Knorr-Bremse, the company through which he built his fortune.
Thiele, a rail industry tycoon and one of Germany's richest men, died "surrounded by his family in Munich", Knorr-Bremse said in a statement.
Derided as a "caveman capitalist" by trade unions and dubbed a "patriarch" by others, Thiel ...