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Mohamed Al-Fayed

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Mohamed Al-Fayed
محمد الفايد
Al-Fayed in 2011
Born(1929-01-27)27 January 1929
Died30 August 2023(2023-08-30) (aged 94)
London, England
Burial placeBarrow Green Court
  • (m. 1954; div. 1956)
  • (m. 1985)
Children5, including Dodi and Omar

Mohamed Al-Fayed (Egyptian Arabic: محمد شاكر عبد السيد الفايد; born Mohamed Fayed; 27 January 1929 – 30 August 2023) was an Egyptian businessman. Fayed's business interests include ownership of Hôtel Ritz Paris and formerly Harrods. He sold Fulham Football Club to Shahid Khan in 2013.[1] His son Dodi died in a car crash in Paris with Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997.

Fayed was born in Roshdy, Alexandria. Dodi was the child from his first marriage to Samira Khashoggi from 1954 to 1956. He later married Finnish socialite and former model Heini Wathén in 1985. The couple had four children, including Omar.

Al-Fayed had been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and assault.[2][3]

Al-Fayed died on 30 August 2023 in London, England at the age of 94.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fulham: Mohamed Al Fayed sells club to Shahid Khan". BBC. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. Porter, Henry (24 October 1998). "Crossing swords with Mohamed". The Guardian. London.
  3. Boggan, Steve (20 December 1997). "Al Fayed Accused: Harrods boss rejects charges of lechery and bugging". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on 15 May 2022.
  4. "Mohamed Al Fayed: Former Harrods owner dies at 94". BBC News. 1 September 2023. Retrieved 1 September 2023.

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