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Dietrich Mateschitz

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Dietrich Mateschitz (20 May 1944 – 22 October 2022) was an Austrian billionaire businessman. He was the co-founder and 49% owner of the Red Bull energy drink company.[1] In June 2019, Mateschitz's net worth was said to be at $19.5 billion, making him the 53rd richest person in the world. He was born in Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Styria.

Mateschitz died on 22 October 2022 from a long-illness at the age of 78.[2]

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  1. "Red Bull Co-Funder Thai Tycoon Chaleo Dies". Associated Press. 17 March 2012. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2020.
  2. White, Megan. "Red Bull founder and F1 team owner Dietrich Mateschitz dies aged 78". Autosport. Retrieved 22 October 2022.