Johanna Quandt

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Johanna Quandt
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Johanna Quandt, Berlin, 2012
Born
Johanna Maria Bruhn

21 June 1926
Died3 August 2015(2015-08-03) (aged 89)
NationalityGerman
Spouse(s)Herbert Quandt
(m. 1960-1982, his death)

Johanna Quandt (21 June 1926 – 3 August 2015) was the German widow of industrialist Herbert Quandt, who saved BMW from bankruptcy. As a result, she was the 8th richest person in Germany, 82nd in the world and 11th richest woman according to Forbes.[1]

As of August 2014, the Quandt family is estimated to be worth $46.3 billion.[2] She died at the age of 89 in her home in Bad Homburg near Frankfurt.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Johanna Quandt". Forbes. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. The World's Billionaires: Germany. forbes.com, retrieved 5 August 2015
  3. Johanna Quandt, Billionaire Matriarch of BMW Clan, Dies at 89. forbes.com, retrieved 5 August 2015