Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli

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Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli

  • Birth 12 Mar 1921 Italy
  • Death 24 Jan 2003 Italy
  • Burial Villar Perosa, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy
  • Plot Agnelli's Family Chapel
  • Memorial ID 8897518

Businessman. Son of Eduardo Agnelli and Donna Virginia Bourbon del Monte, a half-American daughter of the Prince di San Faustino. Honorary chairman of FIAT, Agnelli was the most influential Italian business leader of the 20th century, building FIAT up from a small carmaker into a sprawling industrial and financial conglomerate. Agnelli's influence extended to the corridors of power in Rome where he was courted by politicians. In 1991 he was made a life senator to honor his role in developing Italy's economy.

Bio by: MC


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  • Created by: MC
  • Added: 10 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8897518
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli (12 Mar 1921–24 Jan 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8897518, citing Cimitero di Villar Perosa, Villar Perosa, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy ; Maintained by MC (contributor 12741719) .