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…Øregård is a former country house built by Johannes Søbøtker, a merchant, plantation owner and shipping agent who was a partner in one of Denmark’s largest trading companies and had made a fortune in sugar plantations, shipping and the lucrative triangle trade between Denmark, Danish Gold Coast and the former Danish West Indies.

…Åke Bonnier is married to a social worker and has two grown daughters. He is the second biggest owner of the Bonnier Group. He was listed by Veckans Affärer as the 64th richest man in Sweden in 2012 with a fortune of 2.1 billion Swedish…

July 2014, Zerzan left his position heading the risk management team at Reed Elsevier, a Fortune 500 publishing group to join the British Council. Since 2013, Zerzan has served on the board of charity IDEA, both in London and overseas. He was…

Zappas left a fortune for the funding of future Olympiads to be held at the Panathenian stadium. He died in 1865. His immense fortune was used for the construction of permanent sporting facilities in Athens, as well as for the continuation…

Yusuf Abdulla Yusuf Akbar Alireza (born August 1970) was the chief executive officer (CEO) of Noble Group, the Hong Kong energy conglomerate, and a Fortune Global 500 company, before resigning in June 2016.

Yum! Brands, Inc., or Yum! and formerly Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc., is an American fast food company. A Fortune 500 corporation, Yum! operates the brands Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut, and WingStreet worldwide, except in China, where the brands are operated by a separate company, Yum China. Prior to 2011, Yum! owned Long John Silver’s and A&W Restaurants.

Yum China Holdings Inc. is a Fortune 500 fast-food restaurant company incorporated in the United States and having joint headquarters in Plano, Texas and Shanghai. With $6.8 billion of revenue in 2016 and over 7,500 restaurants, it is the…

Yubiri is a young woman with dreams of having a successful career and meeting the man of her dreams, but she still doesn’t know how she will achieve all this. Through a visit to a fortune teller, she is told that on the same night at 12…

Ys was a precursor to RPGs that emphasize storytelling. The hero of Ys is an adventurous young swordsman named Adol Christin. As the story begins, he has just arrived at the Town of Minea, in the land of Esteria. He is called upon by Sara, a fortune teller, who tells him of a great evil that is sweeping the land.

Young John inherited a fortune from his father. He established a home along Sautee Creek, in present-day Georgia before 1818. He was appointed as a member of the Cherokee delegation to Washington, D. C. in that year, and was a signer of…

… island where she is rescued by a group of shipwrecked sailors. Fending off the lecherous sailors, she dives for pearls in the surrounding waters and eventually amasses a fortune which she uses to free her lover from prison.

Yitzchok-Asher’s wealthy uncle who supports Asher and his art skills. He is kind and generous, and gives Asher a place to stay while his parents are in Europe. Yitzchok is one of the first to recognize that Asher’s ability can make a fortune, and he invests in his work. Asher lived with him for a while.

Years later, he resurfaced, leading the New Hellions, and hoped to ransom the United States government for a fortune by unleashing the Armageddon Man. His brother Jesse—who had joined X-Force in the meantime—found him after years of…

Years later, he resurfaced as part of a group calling themselves the New Hellions, who were led by King Bedlam. They hoped to ransom the United States government for a fortune by threatening to unleash the Armageddon Man, who was in…

Years later, Jean’s descendant Alexander Chapoton inherited his father Eustache’s masonry business and a fortune to go along with it. He later expanded his business and became an important contractor in Detroit, helping to build several…

Yale amassed a fortune while working for the company, largely through secret contracts with Madras merchants, against the East India Company’s directive. By 1692, his repeated flouting of East India Company regulations and growing embarrassment at his illegal profiteering resulted in his being relieved of the post of governor.

Xu Fei’s fiancee. She is constantly made fun of for being flat chested. She loves Xu Fei but still has trust issues with him because of his past lifestyle and immaturity. A fortune teller cursed that she would remain single forever because…

Xiahou Wei played a role of match making for Yang Hu, marrying his niece, Xiahou Ba’s daughter to Yang. A fortune teller named Zhu Jianping (朱建平) told Xiahou Wei that he would face life-threatening situation when he turned 49, and if he…

Xerox Corp.- 800 Long Ridge Road; a Fortune 500 company that makes and sells color and black-and-white printers, multifunction systems, photo copiers, digital production printing presses, and related consulting services and supplies. This location served as the corporate headquarters for 30 years, before the move to nearby Norwalk in October, 2007.

… who had made a fortune from his involvement in mining in Transvaal. Goldman appointed James Louis Garvin as editor. Garvin employed people such as Edward Grigg, William Beach Thomas and E. C. Bentley, and also published work by Sara Jeanette…

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