Lionel Poilane




Age: 57


Summary: French artisan baker and entrepreneur considered as France's best-known baker whose Polaine Bakery produces 15,000 loaves per day sold worldwide, and whose loaves are highly valued by international connoisseurs including Robert DiNiro and Lauren Bacall.



Cause of Death: Helicopter crash


Born: June 10, 1945


Died: October 31, 2002


Location: Brittany, France