Robert Maxwell

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Robert Maxwell

Maxwell at the Global Economic Panel in Amsterdam (1989)
Member of Parliament
for Buckingham
In office
15 October 1964 – 18 June 1970
Preceded byFrank Markham
Succeeded byWilliam Benyon
Personal details
Ján Ludvík Hyman Binyamin Hoch

(1923-06-10)10 June 1923
Slatinské Doly, Czechoslovakia (now Solotvyno, Ukraine)
Died(1991-11-05)5 November 1991 (aged 68)
Sea around Canary Islands
Resting placeMount of Olives Jewish Cemetery, Jerusalem
British (since 1946)
Political partyLabour
Children9, including Christine, Isabel, Ian, Kevin and Ghislaine
OccupationPublisher, media proprietor
Military service
United Kingdom
Branch/serviceCzechoslovak Army (in-exile)
British Army
Years of service1940–1945
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsMilitary Cross

Ian Robert Maxwell MC (born Ján Ludvík Hyman Binyamin Hoch; 10 June 1923 – 5 November 1991), was a British media proprietor, Member of Parliament (MP), and fraudster.[1] He was known for his publishing companies.

After his death, huge difference in numbers in his companies' finances were revealed, including his fraudulent actions on Mirror Group pension fund.[2]

In 1991, his body was discovered floating in the Atlantic Ocean, having fallen overboard from his yacht. He was buried in Jerusalem.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Robert Maxwell's sons speak out about their fraudster father". Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  2. "A Notorious Fraud – the Robert Maxwell Farrago". Australian Guardians. Archived from the original on 2014-08-27. Retrieved 12 December 2017.