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Harald Link

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Net worth 2018: $1.89 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Bangkok, Thailand
Country: Thailand
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Harald Link was born in Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand. Harald Link is #1215 in List Billionaires People In The World. Third-generation head of storied conglomerate B. Grimm Group, Harald Link, plans to list the group's thriving power arm this year. Other interests of the $1 billion (revenues) group span construction, real estate, transportation and infrastructure. Founded in 1878 as Siam Dispensary, it was acquired by Link's grandfather Adolf Link in 1914. After studying in Switzerland and Germany, where he grew up, Harald Link arrived in Bangkok in 1978 to join his uncle in the family firm. Taking charge as chief executive in 1987, he's grooming daughter Caroline to succeed him. Avid polo player, he frequently flies economy.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.89 Billion

TIMELINE
1969

In 1969 the grass genus Lindbergella was named in his honor by Norman Loftus Bor

1958

In the field of entomology he published the treatise "Coleoptera insularum Canariensium" (1958)

1941

Afterwards, he served as first custodian at the botanical museum in Helsinki, where he remained until his retirement in 1941

1932

In 1932 he visited Britain and Ireland, where he collected specimens from the genus Taraxacum

1910

In 1910 he obtained his PhD at Helsinki with a dissertation on Alchemilla vulgaris

1906

From 1906 to 1945 he was tasked with compilation of the "Plantae Finlandiae Exsiccatae"

1871

Harald Lindberg (2 November 1871, Helsinki – 13 March 1963, Helsinki) was a Finnish botanist of Swedish parentage

1835

He was the son of botanist Sextus Otto Lindberg (1835–1889)

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