Italy mourns Gianni Agnelli - death of a legend


By Philip Pullella ROME, Jan 24 (Reuters) - From the factory gates to the football pitches to the smoke-filled rooms of power and money, there was hardly an Italian who did not know who Gianni Agnelli was and what he meant for the country. The Fiat chief, who died on Friday, was a wealth-creator to many, cold capitalist to some, fellow soccer and Formula One race car fanatic to all. "He was a colossus in Italian public life. He gave so much to Italy through Fiat, but he was also an ...

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