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Kamprad, Ingvar

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Businessmen

1926 – Born on a farm called Elmtaryd on the 30th of  March.


1943 – Founded IKEA.


1945 – Kamprad had raised funds for and recruited members to said group at least as late as September.

1950 – When Kamprad quit the group is unknown, but he remained a friend of Engdahl.

1976 – Kamprad has lived in Epalinges, Switzerland.

         – He also worked with Swedish author Bertil Torekul on the book "Leading By Design: The IKEA Story."

1994 – The personal letters of the Swedish fascist activist Per Engdahl were made public after his death, and it was revealed that Kamprad had joined Engdahl’s pro-Nazi group in 1942.

2005 – As at March, the sliding value of the U.S. dollar put Kamprad ahead as the richest person in the world in another report. I

         – Forbes magazine estimated his fortune at US$33 billion.