Edoardo Agnelli

Edoardo Agnelli

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edoardo Agnelli (9 June 1954 - 15 November 2000) was the eldest son of Gianni Agnelli the industrialist patriarch of Fiat, and Marella Caracciolo. He committed suicide. Agnelli was born in New York, and his mother was an Italian-American. After studying at Atlantic College, he read modern literature and oriental philosophy at Princeton University, where he was given the nickname Crazy Eddie for his wild behaviour. After leaving Princeton he travelled in India, pursuing his interest in oriental religion and mysticism, and Iran, where he met Ayatollah Khamenei and was reported to have converted to Islam.According to La Repubblica Agnelli's preoccupations became increasingly erratic, "Mysticism, Franciscanism, drugs, Buddhism, lectures against Capital, praise of the poor, criticism of the behaviour of Fiat.show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136633906
  • 9786136633909