About this Famous Person


French Serge DASSAULT

born Serge BLOCH

French entrepreneur and conservative politician


Born: on April 04, 1925 in Paris, France
Died: on May 28, 2018 in Paris, France


Dassault is the son of Marcel Dassault, from whom he inherited the Dassault Group. Since the elder Dassault's death, he has continued developing the company, with the help of current CEO Charles Edelstenne.

Serge Dassault studied at the École polytechnique and Supaéro. During the Second World War, he was jailed when his father was sent to Buchenwald for refusing to cooperate with the Germans in the airplane industry.

Dassault's group also owns 82% of Socpresse which controls many important French newspapers and magazines, including Le Figaro, and L'Express.

According to Forbes magazine, as of 2006 he was the 56th richest person in the world.

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- Category Industrialist, Businessman