Umberto Agnelli

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: chairman of the Italian industry giant Fiat Group which owns the car making unit Fiat, luxury carmaker Ferrari, and a number of other companies, who stepped into the limelight of the company in February 2003 after a lifetime in the shadow of flamboyant relatives and was part of a prominent family that yielded its influence for more than a half century with a jet set lifestyle often compared to the Kennedy's, but whose company today faced with financial troubles, striking workers, and threat of foreclosure on its more than $3 billion in loans.

 

Cause of Death: Lymphoma

 

Born: November 1, 1934

 

Died: May 27, 2004

 

Location: Turin, Italy