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Maurizio Gucci (September 26, 1948 – March 27, 1995), son of Rodolfo Gucci and grandson of Guccio Gucci, was an Italian businessman, and the former head of the famous Gucci fashion house.

Maurizio Gucci
Born26 September 1948
Died27 March 1995(1995-03-27) (aged 46)
Occupationbusinessman
Known forA member of Gucci family
Spouse(s)Patrizia Reggiani
(1973-1991)
Children2
Parent(s)Rodolfo Gucci
Alessandra Winkelhaussen
RelativesGuccio Gucci
(grandfather)

Maurizio Gucci went on to sell his stock in Gucci in 1993 for $170 million to the Bahrain-based investment group, Investcorp. In 1995, a year and a half after the sale of Gucci, he was gunned down by a hired hit man. His ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani was later convicted of arranging the killing.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Dana Thomas, Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster, p. 59
  2. ^ Sara Gay Forden, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed, HarperCollins ISBN 0-688-16313-0, 2001.

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