Bust in the entrance of Palais Kinsky
|Born||4 August 1917|
|Died||31 May 2015 (aged 97)|
|Net worth||$4.1 billion (January 2015)|
Karl Wlaschek (4 August 1917 – 31 May 2015) was the founder of the Austrian supermarket chain Billa. According to the magazine "Trend", Mr. Wlaschek was one of the 5 richest Austrians. In 1996 he sold Billa for 1.1 billion euros.
He lived in Vienna with his fifth wife and had two children.
- Adolf Haslinger: Karl Wlaschek. Eine Erfolgsgeschichte. Niederösterreichisches Pressehaus, November 2005, ISBN 978-3-85326-388-4
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