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Ray-Ban owner Leonardo del Vecchio dies at 87

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Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, died on Monday. He was 87. From a start in a Milan orphanage, he went on to become one of Italy's richest industrialists. On Forbes list of richest persons, he and his family was ranked No. 60, with $24.5 billion.
2 months ago·Rome, Italy

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Times of India

Ray-Ban’s billionaire owner Del Vecchio dies at 87 - Times of India

Europe News: Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, becoming one of Ital

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Reaction to death of Italian business tycoon Del Vecchio

ROME - Leonardo Del Vecchio, the chairman of spectacles maker EssilorLuxottica and one of Italy's wealthiest business figures, has died aged 87. Designer Giorgio Armani "First and foremost, I lose a friend, with whom I shared a long and pioneering professional adventure. Together, we invented a phenomenon that did not exist: we immediately realised that glasses, from simple functional

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Luxottica eyewear empire founder Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, has died in Italy

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder of the Luxottica eyewear empire, dies at 87

Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, died Monday at 87.

2 months ago·United States
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abc News

Leonardo Del Vecchio, founded Luxottica eyewear empire, dies

Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, has died in Italy

2 months ago·United States
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CNN

Billionaire Ray-Ban Owner Leonardo Del Vecchio Dies

Leonardo Del Vecchio, one of the richest business figures in Italy, died at the age of 87, his company reported on Monday.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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