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Obituary: Ingvar Kamprad

A tribute to IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad by Gillian Drakeford, country manager for IKEA UK & Ireland  On Sunday January 28, IKEA co-workers around the world were deeply saddened by the loss of our founder, Ingvar Kamprad. Ingvar was an inspirational man who touched the lives of many, many people …

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IKEA founder dies in Sweden aged 91

Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of homeware giant IKEA, passed away peacefully at his home in Sweden on Saturday (January 27) following a short illness. He was 91. Ingvar was born in 1926 in Småland, a province in southern Sweden. At the age of 17 he founded IKEA: the business that …

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