Harry Oppenheimer

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Person.png Harry Oppenheimer  Rdf-icon.png
(businessman)
Born28 October 1908
Kimberley, South Africa
Died2000-08-19 (Age 91)
Alma materOxford University
ReligionAnglican
ChildrenNicky Oppenheimer
Parents • May Pollack
• Ernest Oppenheimer
SpouseBridget McCall
One of the world's richest men.

Together with Anton Rupert, he helped Cercle attendee Dirk W. R. Hertzog reconstitute the Free Market Foundation.

Control of diamonds

Edward Jay Epstein wrote in 1978 that "If one man can be said to control the world's diamonds it is Harry Frederick Oppenheimer."[1]

 

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