Italy Agnelli family confirms Gianni Agnelli dead

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TURIN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Giovanni Agnelli, Italian patriarch and honorary chairman of struggling carmaker Fiat , has died, his family confirmed on Friday. "Giovanni Agnelli died in his house in Turin after months of illness," the family said in a short statement. Agnelli, widely known as Gianni, had been suffering from prostate cancer. "His wife Marelli and daughter Margherita and her family were present," the statement said. A private funeral will take place at their home at Villar ...

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