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Ikea founder dead at 91 200

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ikea-founder-ingvar-kamprad-dies-obit-1.4507658

Just thought I'd post this because he lived modestly and owned a '93 Volvo 240.
"The estate inventory filed to Swedish tax authorities in 2013 confirmed that the couple lived comfortably but hardly in opulence. They had two cars — a 2008 Skoda and a 1993 Volvo 240. Kamprad's personal wealth was established at 750 million kronor ($113 million US), a considerable amount, but far from the multibillion-dollar sums attributed to him on world's-richest lists compiled by Forbes and others."

He could have been richer but chose to donate substantial amounts, "The estate inventory showed that Kamprad had donated more than $20 million to philanthropic causes in 2012 alone".

RIP
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1980 245 Canadian B21A with SU carb, M46 trans, 3:31 dif, in Brampton, Ont.

 





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