Serge Dassault

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Serge Dassault (4 April 1925 – 28 May 2018) was a French billionaire heir, businessman and politician.wikipedia
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Dassault Group

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He was the chairman and chief executive officer of Dassault Group, and a conservative politician. Serge Dassault was the son of Madeline Dassault (née Minckes) and Marcel Dassault, from whom he inherited the Dassault Group.
Dassault Group (GIMD, Groupe Dassault, or the Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault S.A.) is a France-based group of companies established in 1929 with the creation of Dassault Aviation by Marcel Dassault, and led by son Serge Dassault with cofounder of Dassault Systèmes Charles Edelstenne, and currently Dassault Aviation Chairman and CEO is Éric Trappier.

Dassault Aviation

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His father founded the Dassault Aviation in 1929.
In 2000 Serge Dassault resigned as chairman and was succeeded by Charles Edelstenne.

Marcel Dassault

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Serge Dassault was the son of Madeline Dassault (née Minckes) and Marcel Dassault, from whom he inherited the Dassault Group.
They had two sons, Claude and Serge.

Olivier Dassault

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He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement political party, as is his son Olivier, who is a deputy in the National Assembly.
He is the son of Nicole (née Raffel) and Serge Dassault; and the grandson of Marcel Dassault.

École nationale supérieure de l'aéronautique et de l'espace

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He earned engineering degrees from the École Polytechnique (class of 1946) and Supaéro (class of 1951).

Charles Edelstenne

After the elder Dassault's death in 1986, Serge Dassault continued developing the company, with the help of CEOs Charles Edelstenne and Éric Trappier.
He replaced Serge Dassault as Dassault CEO in 2000.

Le Figaro

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His group also owned the newspaper Le Figaro.
Since March 2004, Le Figaro has been controlled by Serge Dassault, a conservative businessman and politician best known for running the aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation, which he inherited from his father, its founder, Marcel Dassault (1892–1986).

Agusta scandal

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In December 1998, he was sentenced to two years' probation in the Belgian Agusta scandal, and was fined 60,000 Belgian francs (about €1,500).
Serge Dassault, of the Dassault company, received an 18-month probationary sentence for bribery.

Lycée Janson-de-Sailly

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He studied at the Lycée Janson de Sailly.

Conservatism

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He was the chairman and chief executive officer of Dassault Group, and a conservative politician.

Forbes

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According to Forbes, Dassault's net worth was estimated in 2016 at US$15 billion.

Buchenwald concentration camp

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During the Second World War, he was jailed when his father was sent to Buchenwald for refusing any cooperation from his company, Bordeaux-Aéronautique, directed by Henri Déplante, André Curvale and Claude de Cambronne, with the German aviation industry.

Bordeaux-Aéronautique

During the Second World War, he was jailed when his father was sent to Buchenwald for refusing any cooperation from his company, Bordeaux-Aéronautique, directed by Henri Déplante, André Curvale and Claude de Cambronne, with the German aviation industry.

Claude de Cambronne

During the Second World War, he was jailed when his father was sent to Buchenwald for refusing any cooperation from his company, Bordeaux-Aéronautique, directed by Henri Déplante, André Curvale and Claude de Cambronne, with the German aviation industry.

École Polytechnique

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He earned engineering degrees from the École Polytechnique (class of 1946) and Supaéro (class of 1951).

Master of Business Administration

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In 1963, he received an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.

HEC Paris

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In 1963, he received an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.

Éric Trappier

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After the elder Dassault's death in 1986, Serge Dassault continued developing the company, with the help of CEOs Charles Edelstenne and Éric Trappier.

Union for a Popular Movement

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He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement political party, as is his son Olivier, who is a deputy in the National Assembly.

Chamber of Deputies

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He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement political party, as is his son Olivier, who is a deputy in the National Assembly.

National Assembly (France)

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He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement political party, as is his son Olivier, who is a deputy in the National Assembly.

Corbeil-Essonnes

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He was a former mayor of the city of Corbeil-Essonnes, a southern suburb of Paris.

Senate (France)

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In 2004, he became a senator, and in that position, he was an outspoken advocate of conservative positions on economic and employment issues, claiming that France's taxes and workforce regulations ruin its entrepreneurs.