Annenberg, Walter H.

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Name
Annenberg, Walter H. Gender: M
Annenberg, Walter Hubert
born on 13 March 1908 at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
Place Milwaukee WI, USA, 43n02, 87w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°50' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°25 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°43'



Walter H. Annenberg

Biography

American entrepreneur who established a publishing empire. He was known as being autocratic, keeping a tight personal grasp on every facet of his business. Outspoken and critical, Annenberg was nonetheless a generous philanthropist, giving billions to charity and endowing two leading journalism schools. He was personally elegant, well dressed and conservative and a gracious host.

The only son among seven daughters of publisher Moses Annenberg, he inherited the Philadelphia Inquirer and two racing publications from his dad and went on to build Triangle Publications into a multi-billion-dollar business encompassing newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations. In 1988, he sold remaining Triangle properties, including TV Guide, to magnate Rupert Murdoch for $3 billion. In 2002, Forbes magazine listed him as one of the wealthiest Americans, #39, with an estimated net worth of $4 billion.

Annenberg became a noted art connoisseur who in 1991 donated a collection of impressionist and early modern masterpieces valued at $1 billion to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. He spent five years in London as ambassador to the Court of St. James, appointed by President Nixon in 1969.

Annenberg died of complications from pneumonia on 10/01/2002 at his home in suburban Wynnewood, PA with is wife, Leonore, by his side.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Disease 1 October 2002 (Age 94, from pneumonia)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

GABC

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Voice/Speech (Resonant, gruff)
  • Traits : Personality : Aggressive/ brash (Outspoken)
  • Traits : Personality : Gracious/ sociable (Elegant, well dressed)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy (Multi-millionaire)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Publishing)