Death of Baron Guy de Rothschild

May 21, 1909 - June 12, 2007
| Age 98

Head of banking empire dies at 98
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Baron Guy de Rothschild, patriarch of a French banking empire with a taste for society balls and a passion for thoroughbred race horses, died this week, his family announced Thursday. He was 98.

Rothschild, who saw the family's bank taken over first during the Nazi occupation of France and 40 years later by a Socialist government, died Tuesday in Paris, his family said in an announcement in the daily newspaper Le Figaro. The cause of death was not given.

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