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4 October 1916|
Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
|Died||18 January 2006
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
|Alma mater||University of Pretoria|
|Occupation||Businessman, conservationist, philanthropist|
|Net worth||US$2.3 billion|
Anthony Edward Rupert (4 October 1916 – 18 January 2006) was a South African Afrikaner billionaire businessman, philanthropist, and conservationist.
He was born and raised in the small town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape. He studied in Pretoria and ultimately moved to Stellenbosch, where he established the Rembrandt Group and where it still has its headquarters. He died in his sleep at his home in Thibault Street, Stellenbosch at the age of 89, and is survived by a son Johann, a daughter Hanneli and five grandchildren. His wife Huberte Goote and his youngest son, Anthonij, pre-deceased him.
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