Ikea Founder Ingvar Kamprad Dies at 91

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad has died aged 91, the company said Sunday, leaving behind a global business empire built on revolutionary flat-pack furniture but under investigation over its tax practices in the Netherlands.

The company said in a statement that Kamprad “passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones” at his home in the southern Swedish region of Smaland on Saturday “following a brief illness”.

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