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Henri Nestlé

  • Original Name Heinrich Nestle
  • Birth 10 Aug 1814 Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurter Stadtkreis, Hessen, Germany
  • Death 7 Jul 1890 Glion, District de la Riviera-Pays-d’Enhaut, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Burial Montreux, District de la Riviera-Pays-d’Enhaut, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Memorial ID 20156053

Business Magnate. Founder of Nestlé S.A., the world's biggest food and beverage company, as well as one of the main creators of milk chocolate. He had sold his company by the end of 1874 and moved with his wife into Villa Nestlé, where they helped people with small loans and publicly contributed towards improving the local infrastructure. He passed away at the age of 76 of a heart attack on July 7, 1890.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Thomas W
  • Added: 28 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20156053
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henri Nestlé (10 Aug 1814–7 Jul 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20156053, citing Cimetière Anglican de Territet, Montreux, District de la Riviera-Pays-d’Enhaut, Vaud, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .