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Anton Rupert: A Biography (ePub) | Biography

Ebbe Dommisse


The new, updated edition of the bestselling biography of African millionaire Anton Rupert. Rupert was born during the Depression in the modest Karoo town of Graaff-Reinet. Yet his Rembrandt Group would gain international renown with glittering brands like Cartier, Dunhill and Rothmans. A family dynasty was built up within a few decades, making the Ruperts, next to the Oppenheimers, Africa’s wealthiest family. Author and newspaperman Ebbe Dommisse’s extensive international research and in-depth interviews of Rupert, his family and those who knew him well, make for an inspirational portrait of an enigmatic man.

Now in soft cover with additional information on his death, the details of his will, and what Mbeki and Mandela had said about this local legend.

“A must-read biography … the story of a small town boy who scaled remarkable heights as a businessman, reaching Forbes’ list of the 500 wealthiest people worldwide.” www.ever-fasternews.com

“I encourage everyone and anyone who is interested in South African business to go and get a copy … Factual…with some wonderful anecdotes … a really good book.” Alec Hogg, Moneyweb

“The ultimate adman … Marketers should be compelled to read the chapter entitled ‘The Oracle of Trademarks’.” Jeremy Maggs, Financial Mail

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Anton Rupert: A Biography (ePub) | Biography

Author: Ebbe Dommisse
Category: Biography
ISBN: 9780624063810
Date Released: 02 December 2009
Price (incl. VAT): R 440.00
Format: Hardcover, 554 pp

About this author

Ebbe Dommisse

Ebbe Dommisse’s career in journalism spanned 40 years and culminated as editor-in-chief of Die Burger. He went to school in Carnarvon in the Karoo and later...