Karl Wlaschek

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Karl Wlaschek
Karl Wlaschek.jpg
Bust in the entrance of Palais Kinsky
Born(1917-08-04)4 August 1917
Vienna, Austria
Died31 May 2015(2015-05-31) (aged 97)
Graz, Austria
ResidenceVienna, Austria
NationalityAustrian
OccupationFounder, Billa
Net worth$4.1 billion (January 2015)[1]
Children2

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.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He lived in Vienna with his fifth wife and had two children.[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Adolf Haslinger: Karl Wlaschek. Eine Erfolgsgeschichte. Niederösterreichisches Pressehaus, November 2005, ISBN 978-3-85326-388-4

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Karl Wlaschek". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. ^ Renate Graber und Claudia Ruff. "Unternehmer Karl Wlaschek ist tot". derStandard.at.

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