Édouard-Jean Empain

Édouard-Jean Empain

Belgian Industrialist Made Famous By His Kidnapping In 1978
Born Oct 7, 1937
Age 77
Nationality Belgium
Other Names Édouard-Jean Empain

Baron Édouard-Jean Empain is a French-Belgian industrialist, best known by the general public for his kidnapping in 1978. Between 1969 and 1981, Baron Empain was CEO of the Schneider group.

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1937 Birth Born in 1937.


1957 20 Years Old He married the Italian Silvana Betuzzi in 1957 by whom he has two daughters and a son, they were divorced shortly after Empain's kidnapping and Empain subsequently remarried.


1990 53 Years Old He lives in the suburbs of Paris with his second wife Jacqueline (née Ragonaux), a former model, whom he married in 1990. … Read More
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