François Pinault

Born Aug 21, 1963

François Pinault is a French businessman who runs the retail company PPR. He is a friend of former French President Jacques Chirac.

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  • New Paris Museum For One Of World's Top Art Collections
    Yahoo News - Apr 28, 2016
  • French Magnate Finally Finds Paris Home For Artworks
    Yahoo News - Apr 27, 2016
  • Dan Loeb’s Doomed Sotheby’s Campaign - Oct 04, 2013


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1936 Birth Born on August 21, 1936.


1998 61 Years Old In 1998, he purchased a majority share of Christie's auction house. … Read More
2001 64 Years Old In December 2001, jurors in a high-profile New York City courtroom found Taubman guilty of conspiracy. … Read More
2006 69 Years Old 1 More Event
He owns one of the largest collections of contemporary art worldwide. On the magazine ArtReview's 2006 list of most powerful people in modern art he was ranked in first place.
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