Charles Clore
English entrepreneur and businessman
Charles Clore
Sir Charles Clore was a British financier, retail and property magnate and philanthropist.
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A Woird A Day — parvenu - The Spokesman Review (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
“To some, Charles Clore's philanthropy was seen as parvenu social climbing.” Andrew Anthony; Vivien Duffield: The Woman Who Thinks It's Better to Give; The Observer (London, UK); Mar 27, 2011. This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere;
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Minute's silence observed for terror victims / Protests in TA, Kiryat Shmona ... - Ha'aretz
Google News - over 5 years
About 5000 demonstrators marched last night from Habima Square in the center of Tel Aviv to Charles Clore Park on the city's seafront. The march featured the theme that there is no personal security unless social rights are secure
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Social demonstrators in Tel Aviv clash over escalation in south - Ha'aretz
Google News - over 5 years
The march, which featured the theme there is no individual security unless social rights are secure, began at Habima Square and ended at the Charles Clore Park near the Tel Aviv boardwalk. The event was low-profile, due to recent security incidents in
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Protesters to hold silent vigil in Tel Aviv tomorrow night - Jerusalem Post
Google News - over 5 years
The protest movement headquartered on Rothschild Boulevard will hold a silent, torchlight vigil in central Tel Aviv on Saturday evening, from the Habimah Theater to Charles Clore Park, “to show the prime minister that even in difficult days like these,
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Top 10 London Art Philanthropists - Londonist
Google News - over 5 years
Sir Charles Clore and Dame Vivien Duffield, DBE (b. 1946) Supposedly described by friends as “a frightful bully, a very awkward customer”, Duffield is the daughter of Sir Charles Clore who counted Selfridges among the assets of his investment company
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Leaked Poop Forces 2 Tel Aviv Beach Closures - Green Prophet
Google News - over 5 years
Contaminated waters off Gordon Beach and Charles Clore Beach in Tel Aviv are stinking up plans to get the summer fun started. Leaked sewage has forced the municipality to shut down the beaches, and signs have been posted discouraging bathers from
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Three more TA beaches closed due to pollutants - Ha'aretz
Google News - over 5 years
Routine checks conducted by the Health Ministry find high concentrations of sewage bacteria in water near three beaches: Gordon, Aviv (Banana Beach ) and Charles Clore. By Ilan Lior The swimming season began less than a month ago, but three Tel Aviv
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Memorial service at hospital - Newbury Weekly News Group
Google News - almost 6 years
... and that it will bring both comfort and hope.“ The service, which will be held in conjunction with the hospital's Charles Clore unit, is the second of its kind following a service last year that was well received by the local population
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A milliomos mecénás - Népszabadság
Google News - almost 6 years
Édesapja, Sir Charles Clore a szigetország egyik legsikeresebb üzletembere volt a második világháború után, birodalmának egyik ékessége az Oxford Street-i Selfridges luxusáruház volt. Rigából érkezett zsidó bevándorlók fiaként a vállalati kivásárlások
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Sears of Britain in Big Reorganization
NYTimes - about 19 years
The British retail group Sears P.L.C. took one more step in its sweeping reorganization today with the sale of its Shoe City chain to the Belgian footwear retailer Brantano N.V. The company, which is not related to the Chicago-based Sears, Roebuck & Company, said it would sell 44 stores to the Belgian group and close 39 shops at a total cost of
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Auctions
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Lee's Surrender Notes Lee's Surrender Notes A yellowing piece of paper with the penciled message from Robert E. Lee to Ulysses S. Grant that begins ''I ask a suspension of hostilities'' will be auctioned in October at Sotheby's. The historic note that recalls the Palm Sunday morning of April 9, 1865 - when the Civil War approached its end in
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Auctions
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Glass by Galle Glass by Galle A major collection of Galle glass -108 vases, bowls, platters, ewers, jugs and bottles - will be auctioned in Geneva on Monday by Habsburg, Feldman, a Swiss auction house. The French Art Nouveau material includes six vessels that were represented in the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris and 16 of the 40 works
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BUSINESS PEOPLE; Kaisertech Leader Is Nursing Wounds
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: Alan E. Clore, the British-born financier, is nursing two big financial wounds in the United States as a result of the stock market's plunge. Alan E. Clore, the British-born financier, is nursing two big financial wounds in the United States as a result of the stock market's plunge. Mr. Clore, 43 years old, a Swiss citizen who lives in
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ABOUT THE ARTS: LONDON; UPDATING THE BARD WITH FALSTAFF IN PIN STRIPES AT THE OLD VIC
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: FOR MANY OF THOSE SIT-ting happily through 12 hours of Shakespeare during a merciless gray April Saturday, the rudeness seemed quite welcome: Spear carriers done up as the modern soccer hoodlums who jingoistically give Britain a bad name, transposed five centuries back in time as they head to France as part of Henry V's invasion force, waving
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A SENSE OF PLACE; THE WORLD OF AUCTIONS
NYTimes - almost 31 years
DESPITE ALL THE TALK about ''the international art market,'' national barriers remain as strong as ever. Neither in the way they are conducted nor in content are auctions alike from one country to another. Depending on the city where they are held, they are regulated by different sets of rules, are attended by different kinds of people, and offer
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AUCTIONS
NYTimes - over 31 years
TWICE in five years, Sotheby's has offered the same 17th-century Dutch drawing at auction - the first time identified as a Rembrandt, the second as ''attributed to Rembrandt.'' The presale estimates differed substantially, and so did the results. Museum curators, an art dealer and auction-house specialists who were involved in the second auction of
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CLORE STOCK TAKES OVER AT GULF
NYTimes - over 34 years
Alan E. Clore, the leader of a dissident stockholder group that won control of the Gulf Resources and Chemical Company, was appointed chairman yesterday at the first meeting of the company's new board of directors. He replaces Robert H. Allen, who was dismissed. Gary A. Childress, the former president of a Pennsylvania resources and
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BUSINESS PEOPLE; GULF RESOURCES FOE IS ELUSIVE INVESTOR
NYTimes - almost 35 years
Alan E. Clore, the Swiss investor waging a proxy fight against the management of Gulf Resources and Chemical Company, did not show up at the company's recent annual meeting -nor could he be located for an interview - which surprised few who knew him. ''Clore is an elusive fellow, very private,'' said an executive at one of the firms Mr. Clore has
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LOUISIANA LAND STAKE RAISED BY HUNT FAMILY
NYTimes - almost 35 years
A group headed by the Hunt brothers of Texas disclosed yesterday the purchase of an additional $36 million of stock in the Louisiana Land and Exploration Company, increasing the group's stake in the company to about 12 percent from 9 percent. The group, officers and directors of the Placid Oil Company of Dallas, a Hunt family company, has been
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1979
    Age 74
    Died in 1979.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1945
    Age 40
    He owned Jowett Cars Ltd from 1945-1947 where he was known as "Santa Clore" for his hoped-for financial investment.
    More Details Hide Details His philanthropic trust, the Clore Foundation, is a major donor to arts and Jewish community projects in Britain and abroad. The Clore Gallery at Tate Britain in London, which houses the world's largest collection of the works of J.M.W. Turner, was built in 1980-87 with £6 million from Clore and his daughter and £1.8 million from the British government. Sir Charles and his wife, Lady Francine, had two children, Vivien and Alan Evelyn Clore. Clore Shipping Company had two oil tankers the Vivien Louise and the Alan Evelyn. Upon Sir Charles' death, Inland Revenue sued, claiming he was British domiciled (he had claimed Monaco domicile), in order to collect inheritance taxes. The court upheld the Inland Revenue position. Clore was mentioned in the song "Sounding Brass", by Flanders and Swann, that satirises social climbing and the acquisition of status symbols:
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Born
    Born in 1904.
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