Edgar M. Bronfman, Sr.

 

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: Canadian-born self-made billionaire and longtime president of the World Jewish Congress, which lobbied the Soviets to allow Jews to emigrate and helped to spearhead the search for hidden Nazi loot, who had made his fortune with his family's Seagram's liquor empire.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 20, 1929

 

Died: December 21, 2013

 

Location: New York City, New York