Del Duca, Simone

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Del Duca, Simone Gender: F
Simone Odette Nirouet
born on 18 July 1912 at 05:20 (= 05:20 AM )
Place St.Maur des Fossés, France, 48n48, 2e30
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°11' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 16°48 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 07°56'


French businesswoman, a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, and major philanthropist.

Married to French publishing magnate Cino Del Duca, on his death in 1967 she was left with a considerable fortune, and she turned to philanthropic causes. In 1969 she established a prestigious literary prize: The Prix mondial Cino Del Duca.

Simone Del Duca's philanthropic work was recognized by the government of France who made her a commander of the Legion of Honor.

She also ran a thoroughbred horse racing stable and stud farm. In 1962, her horse Soltikoff won France's most prestigious race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

She died on 16 May 2004, aged 91.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'éditeurs' pdf file, p. 16.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Money Through Marriage
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Died aged 91)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive