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Giovanni Agnelli
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Senator for Life
In office
1 June 1991 – 24 January 2003
Personal details
Born (1921-03-12)12 March 1921
Turin, Italy
Died 24 January 2003(2003-01-24) (aged 81)
Turin, Italy
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Nationality Italian
Spouse(s) Princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto
Relations Giovanni Agnelli (grandfather)
John Elkann (grandson)
Children Edoardo Agnelli III
Countess Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen
Parent(s) Edoardo Agnelli II (father)
Princess Virginia Bourbon del Monte (mother)
Alma mater University of Turin
Occupation Industrialist

Giovanni "Gianni" Agnelli, OMRI, OML, OMCA, CGVM, CMG ( 12 March 1921 – 24 January 2003), also known as L'Avvocato ("The Lawyer"), was an Italian businessman. He was known for his business career with Fiat. As the head of Fiat, he controlled 4.4% of Italy's GDP. He was the richest man in modern Italian history.

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