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Kirsten Rausing

Kirsten Rausing (born 6 June 1952) is the eldest child of Swedish industrialist Gad Rausing (died 2000[1]) and his wife Birgit Rausing. She is the grand-daughter of Ruben Rausing (1895–1983) who was the co-founder of the liquid food packaging company Tetra Pak. Her father bought out the 50% share in the company from his brother Hans Rausing in 1995. She is also grand-daughter of Henry Mayne (1891 - 1975).

Kirsten Rausing was born in Lund, Sweden, and lives in the UK, where she is a leading horsebreeder, owning the Lanwades stud farm in Newmarket, a member of the Jockey Club and a former director of the National Stud.[2]

With her brothers Jörn Rausing and Finn Rausing she sits on the board of holding company Tetra Laval.

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2009 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK she was placed 9th= with an estimated fortune of £2,500 million.[3]

See also

  • Rausing family


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