Hans Rausing
This is a 'Mamurrung' ceremony from Goulburn Island that I recorded in 1996. It went on for several days, punctuated by other ceremonies that were happening ...
Roman Abramovich
Chelsea girl: Abramovich's new love opens Moscow boutique The new lady in Roman Abramovich's life has appeared in Moscow to take part in the opening of a fas...
David and Frederick Barclay
Sir David Rowat Barclay and Sir Frederick Hugh Barclay (both born 27 October 1934), commonly referred to as the "Barclay Brothers", are British businessmen. The identical twin brothers have ...
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Sark general election, 2008
The Sark general election, 2008, held on 10 December 2008, was the first election held in the Channel Island of Sark under a new constitutional arrangement.Fifty-seven candidates (12% of the populatio...
Dyson (company)
Dyson Ltd is a British technology company that designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans, and heaters. It sells machines in over 70 countries and employs more than 5,000 pe...
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Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster
Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster KG CB CVO OBE TD CD DL (born 22 December 1951) is a British landowner, peer, businessman, and former Territorial Army officer in the B...
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John Paul Getty, Jr.
Sir John Paul Getty, KBE (7 September 1932 – 17 April 2003), born Eugene Paul Getty, was a wealthy American-born British philanthropist and book collector. He was the elder son of Jean Paul Getty, Sr....
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Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie (/kɑrˈneɪɡi/ kar-NAY-gee, but commonly /ˈkɑrnɨɡi/ KAR-nə-gee or /kɑrˈnɛɡi/ kar-NEG-ee; November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enorm...
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Sea Truck
The Rotork Sea Truck is a flat-hulled, high-speed watercraft, similar to a small landing craft. Made from fibreglass, they may be used to land vehicles without jetties or harbour facilities. They were...
Philip Green
Sir Philip Nigel Ross Green (born 15 March 1952) is a British businessman and the Chairman of the Arcadia Group, a retail giant that includes Topshop, Topman, BHS, Wallis, Evans, Burton, Miss Selfridg...
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Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw
Irvine Alan Stewart Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw (born 12 December 1942 in Keith, Banffshire, Scotland) is a Scottish businessman, and a former member of the House of Lords. In the Sunday Times Rich List 20...
Albert Gubay
Albert Gubay, KC*SG (born 9 April 1928) is a Welsh businessman and philanthropist, who made his fortune in retailing with Kwik Save, building it further on investments, mainly in property development....
List of British by net worth
The following is a complete list of British billionaires based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 2014.
Hans Kristian Rausing
Hans Kristian Rausing (born 15 June 1963) is a philanthropist and the son of Swedish packaging businessman Hans Rausing.
Rausing did not enter the family business, instead travelling in his youth ...
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Michael Spencer
Michael Alan Spencer (born 30 May 1955, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a British businessman; the chief executive of ICAP plc, the world's leading interdealer broker. He is also currently the owner of spr...
Tony O'Reilly
Sir Anthony Joseph Francis O'Reilly (born 7 May 1936, Dublin, Ireland), is a former Irish businessman and international rugby union player. He is known for his involvement in the Independent News &...
Michael Moritz
Sir Michael Jonathan Moritz KBE (born 12 September 1954) is a Welsh venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, a former member of the board of directors of G...
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James Goldsmith
Sir James Michael "Jimmy" Goldsmith (26 February 1933 – 18 July 1997) was an Anglo-French billionaire financier and tycoon. Towards the end of his life, he became a magazine publisher and a politicia...
Kirsten Rausing
Kirsten Rausing (born 6 June 1952) is the eldest child of Swedish industrialist Gad Rausing (1922–2000) and his wife Birgit (née Mayne).Born in Lund, Sweden, Rausing is the granddaughter of Ruben Raus...
Maybourne Hotel Group
Maybourne Hotel Group is a British luxury hotel operator, that owns and manages The Berkeley, Claridge's and The Connaught.In 2004, Irish businessman Derek Quinlan formed takeover vehicle Coroin Ltd, ...
Mark Dixon (businessman)
Mark Dixon is an Essex-born English businessman, best known as the founder of serviced office business Regus.
The son of a Ford car mechanic, Dixon was educated at Rainsford comprehensive school (...
The Ritz London Hotel
The Ritz, London is a Grade II listed 5-star hotel located in Piccadilly in London, England. A symbol of high society and luxury, the hotel is one of the world's most prestigious and best known hotels...
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Nadhmi Auchi
Sir Nadhmi Shakir Auchi, KCN, KSS, GCFO (Arabic: نظمي أوجي‎; born 11 June 1937), is a British Iraqi businessman and billionaire, founding president of the Anglo Arab Organisation, and the fo...
Peter Cruddas
Peter Andrew Cruddas (born 30 September 1953) is an English banker and businessman, and philanthropist. He is the founder of online trading company CMC Markets. In the 2007 Sunday Times Rich List, he ...
David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville
David John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville, FRS, HonFREng (born 24 October 1940), is a British businessperson and politician. From 1992 to 1997, he served as the Chair of Sainsbury's, the super...
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Mike Ashley (businessman)
Michael James Wallace "Mike" Ashley (born 9 September 1964) is an English billionaire retail entrepreneur in the sporting goods market. He is also the owner of Newcastle United after paying around £13...