As per our current Database, Curt Engelhorn & family has been died on 13 October 2016(2016-10-13) (aged 90).
When Curt Engelhorn & family die, Curt Engelhorn & family was 90 years old.
Curt Engelhorn & family’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Curt Engelhorn & family was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
For more than three and a half decades, Engelhorn led the pharmaceutical companies Boehringer Mannheim and DePuy Inc. In 1997 he sold the two firms (in which together he had a 40% stake) to Hoffmann-La Roche for more than $10 billion.
In 2008 it was announced that Engelhorn would be donating Euro 400,000 annually over the period of 10 years to support American studies at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies.
In 2012 it was discovered that an authentic 12th century cloister had been used as a pool decoration in one of Engelhorn's Spanish estates, hidden from the public and the Spanish conservation authorities for more than half a century.
Since late 2013, there have been ongoing investigations by the German authorities concerning suspected tax frauds between Engelhorn and his daughters, avoiding capital transfer taxes of up to Euro 440 million (US$475 million). As of January 2016, the family's lawyers conceded capital transfer tax evasions in the amount of Euro 135 million (US $145 million) to the court.
As of June 2015, according to Forbes, Engelhorn had a net worth of $6.2 billion. He died on 13 October 2016, aged 90.