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Egyptian-born businessman Mohamed Al-Fayed, former owner of Harrods department store in London and Fulham Football Club, has died at the age of 94, according to a statement from his family issued by Fulham Football Club on Friday.
Fulham Club said, via the X platform (formerly Twitter): “Everyone at Fulham felt very sad when they learned of the death of our owner and former Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mohamed Al-Fayed. We owe him gratitude for what he did for our club.”
It is noteworthy that Mohamed Al-Fayed was born in the city of Alexandria, Egypt, in 1929. He made his way into high society in London by purchasing a number of luxury institutions after his arrival in the United Kingdom in the seventies, including Harrods Department Store and the Fulham Club. He also owned the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris for 4 decades. .
In 2021, his net worth is about $1.8 billion, according to Forbes.