Gabriele Quandt hat vier Schwestern: Katarina Geller (* 1951), Anette May-Thies (* 1954), Colleen-Bettina Rosenblat-Mo (* 1962) und Patricia Halterman (1967–2005). The family's Nazi past was previously not well known, and the documentary film revealed it to a wide audience and confronted the Quandts about the use of slave labourers in the family's factories during World War II. Harald was an enthusiast of the amphibious vehicle known as the Amphicar that was manufactured by IWKA. It manages almost $5b. HQ Advisor GmbH provides accounting and controlling services. Equita Management GmbH invests in small and mid-cap companies in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. After the war, Guenther Quandt served in an internment camp in Moosburg an der Isar for more than a year, before being judged a “Mitlaeufer” – a Nazi follower who wasn’t formally involved in the regime’s crimes – in denazification hearings in 1948. He said the net worth calculation was “too high,” declining to be more specific. The acknowledgment didn’t prompt a public distancing from the men that made their family Germany’s richest. The family holdings also included large stakes in the German auto industry with nearly 10% of Daimler-Benz and 30% of BMW. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. “He was one of the leading industrialists in the Third Reich and the Second World War,” Scholtyseck said. Katarina Geller-Herr owns Gestuet Waeldershausen, an equestrian center in Homberg (Ohm), Germany. 1928-1978. The relationship between his widow, Inge, and Herbert deteriorated after his death. In 1937, he earned the title of Wehrwirtschaftsfuehrer, the name given to members of an elite group of businessmen who were deemed beneficial to the production of war materials for the Third Reich. in assets, according to the family investment company’s website. Er möchte sich auf seine Aufgabe als Testamentsvollstrecker der verstorbenen Patricia Halterman … Seven years later, he and his half-brother Herbert – Harald was the only remaining child from Magda Goebbels‚ first marriage – would inherit the industrial empire built by their father, Guenther Quandt. 1 November 1921 d. 22 September 1967 ♀ Inge Bandekow b. The five orphaned daughters, two of them teenagers, were left to split the family fortune. Harald Quant en uniforme pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. , Quandt served as a lieutenant in the Luftwaffe during World War II. Harald was the only one of Magda's children to survive. The rise of the Quandt family fortune shares the same trajectory as Germany’s quest for global domination in the 20th century. Residing with his adopted family, he raised several eyebrows by supporting the sloganeering of the Indian politician Subhash Chandra Bose. Becker said the majority of the money controlled by these firms is invested for third parties. Herbert’s widow, Johanna Quandt, 86, and their children Susanne Klatten and Stefan Quandt, have remained in the public eye as BMW’s dominant shareholders. In 1944, he was captured by Allied troops in Italy; he was released in 1947. Although the couple divorced in 1929, they remained on friendly terms. Die Harald Quandt Holding GmbH hat ihr Managementteam neu geordnet. “It’s likely that you’ll be the only one to remain who can continue the tradition of our family,” wrote Goebbels, who served as Chancellor of Germany for one day following Hitler’s suicide on April 30, 1945. ... nach 25 Jahren ab. Harald Quandt (1 November 1921 – 22 September 1967) was a German industrialist, the son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Rietschel. SPOUSES AND CHILDREN. During the war, Quandt’s AFA manufactured batteries for U-Boat submarines and V-2 rocket launchers. The four sisters inherited about 1.5 billion deutsche marks ($760 million) after the death of their mother, Inge, in 1978, according to the family’s sanctioned biography, “The family wants to stay private and that is an acceptable situation for me,” said Becker in an interview at his Bad Homburg office. In the spring of 1945, Harald Quandt, a 23-year-old officer in the German Luftwaffe, was being held as a prisoner of war by Allied forces in the Libyan port city of Benghazi when he received a farewell letter from his mother, Magda Goebbels – the wife of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. 1967-2005. Ingeborg was born on November 18 1928, in Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland. ... nach 25 Jahren ab. Quandt: Geschlecht : weiblich Gesamter Name (bei der Geburt) Patricia Quandt Andere Familiennamen : Halterman Eltern ♂ w Harald Quandt b. In 1922, he bought a majority stake in Accumulatoren-Fabrik AG, a Hagen-based battery manufacturer. Two years later, she married Joseph Goebbels, a member of the German parliament who also held a doctorate degree in drama and served as head of propaganda for Germany’s growing Nazi party. Inge Bandekow. It's all about family. “We invest our money globally and if it’s $1b., $500m. Over the next decade, the brothers increased their stake in Daimler; Herbert saved BMW from collapse in the 1960s after becoming its largest shareholder and backing the development of new models. SPOUSES AND CHILDREN. Both companies are owned through HQFS LP, an offshore entity based in the Cayman Islands. Her new husband, Dr. Hans-Hilman von Halem, shot himself in the head on Boxing Day. 146-1978-086-03, "Susanne Klatten: the billionairess and her dangerous liaison", "Nazi Goebbels' Step-Grandchildren Are Hidden Billionaires", "The Silence of the Quandts: The history of a wealthy German family. Seven years later, he and his half-brother Herbert -- Harald was the only remaining child from Magda Goebbels’ first marriage -- would inherit the industrial empire built by their father, Guenther Quandt, which had produced Mauser firearms and anti-aircraft missiles for the Third Reich’s war machine. In 1974, the entire stake was sold to the Kuwait Investment Authority, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, for about 1b. Sauter à la navigation Sauter à la recherche Harald Quandt. Goebbels delivers speech in Nazi Germany 150. His death was a factor in the ceasing of production of the Amphicar. Adolf Hitler was Goebbels' best man. Harald was born on November 1 1921, in Berlin-Charlottenburg. Guenther Quandt joined the party that same year. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. However, Quandt had the reputation of being a “committed playboy". His fortune was divided between six children from three different marriages. “He was lucky that he wasn’t as prominent as someone like Flick or Krupp,” said Scholtyseck, referring to the German industrialists Friedrich Flick and Alfried Krupp, who were sentenced to prison terms at the Nuremberg war crimes trials.  Today, they share a fortune worth at least $6 billion. “Harald, dear son, I want to give you what I learned in life: Be loyal! In Berlin studierte sie Soziologie, Psychologie und Pädagogik  und erwarb 1985 an der französischen Business-School INSEAD in Fontainebleau den MBA . Harald was born on November 1 1921, in Berlin-Charlottenburg. BMW, his most valuable asset, was inherited by his third wife Johanna Quandt and their children, Stefan Quandt, 46, and Susanne Klatten, 50. Although the couple divorced in 1929, they remained on extremely friendly terms. and was founded as their US office in 1989, said Becker. The most valuable asset that the Harald Quandt heirs received was four-fifths of a 14% stake in Daimler, according to the biography. Quandt married Inge Bandekow (1928–1978), who was the daughter of the company's lawyer and worked as a secretary with her father, at the beginning of the 1950s. “It will be a constant reminder of dictatorship and the challenges that families have to face.”, The Jerusalem Post Customer Service Center can be contacted with any questions or requests: Sign up for The Jerusalem Post Premium Plus for just $5, Upgrade your reading experience with an ad-free environment and exclusive content, Copyright © 2020 Jpost Inc. All rights reserved. Source: Bloomberg Author: David de Jong. Nom de naissance: Harald Quandt… September 1967) war ein deutscher Industrieller aus der Familie Quandt. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. It’s part of the history,” said Scholtyseck. Her townhouse on the Upper East Side of New York City sold for $37.5 million in 2008. Adolf Hitler (did you know) was Goebbels’ best man. “You can really invest instead of fulfilling regulation requirements.” According to Die Quandts, the siblings try to get together a few times a year to discuss their investments. It didn’t have any influence on Quandt’s ability to make money.”. The couple divorced in 1997. In the spring of 1945, Harald Quandt, a 23-year-old officer in the German Luftwaffe, was being held as a prisoner of war by Allied forces in the Libyan port city of Benghazi when he received a farewell letter from his mother, Magda Goebbels — the wife of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. The billionaire daughters of Harald Quandt – Katarina Geller-Herr, 61, Gabriele Quandt, 60, Anette-Angelika May-Thies, 58, and 51-year-old Colleen-Bettina Rosenblat-Mo – have kept a lower profile. It began in 1883, when Emil Quandt acquired a textile company owned by his late father-in-law. Harald Quandt (* 1. 13:00 Harald Quandt was born in Charlottenburg, the son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magdalena Behrend Rietschel who had married in 1921. “My dear son! Patricia Halterman, "United States Social Security Death Index" Family Members. He took part in the Battle of Crete in 1941 and later fought in Russia and Italy, where he was injured. ... Harald Quandt. An active investment approach commenced with the founding of the family investment company in 1981. The center is staffed and provides answers on Sundays through Thursdays between 07:00 and 14:00 and Fridays only handles distribution requests between 7:00 and Their most valuable assets became stakes in car manufacturers Bayerische Motoren Werke AG ( BMW) and Daimler AG. Children (1) Patricia Quandt. Harald Quandt. She sponsored Lars Nieberg, a twotime Olympic gold medalist in show jumping. 1928 d. 24 Dezember 1978 His factories, already one of the biggest clothing manufacturers for the German state, quadrupled their weekly uniform production for the army, according to Die Quandts. No repercussions followed. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. His parents divorced and his mother was later married to Joseph Goebbels. Quandt, Harald, born 01-11-1921 in Berlin, Charlottenburg, the son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Ritschel Goebbels who had married in 1921. Only one sister, Gabriele, carries the family name, and none are active in the day-to-day business of the family office, said Becker. Guenther died in 1954 while vacationing in Cairo, leaving his business empire equally in the hands of his two surviving sons, Harald and Herbert. Quandt was released from captivity in 1947. After earning a master’s degree in business administration at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, she married German publishing heir Florian Langenscheidt, with whom she had two sons. Fax: 972-3-561-3699 The three billionaires hold 46.7% of the Munichbased car producer, according to the company’s 2011 annual report. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. “He always kept a very low profile.” From 1940 to 1945, the Quandt family factories were staffed with more than 50,000 forced civilian laborers, prisoners of war and concentration camp workers, according to Scholtyseck’s 1,183-page study. After the Nazis took power in 1933, their leader, Adolf Hitler, appointed Goebbels as the Third Reich’s propaganda minister. Although Herbert and Harald jointly managed the companies, Herbert focused on AFA/VARTA and the automotive investments, while Harald was in charge of IWKA and the engineering and tooling companies. Magda later married Joseph Goebbels at a property owned by Günther Quandt. Her Upper East Side townhouse sold for $37.5m. Marriage: Patricia Quandt. The siblings are also majority owners and investors in five financial services companies, all of which pay dividends, according to Becker. Released in September 2011, the study also found that Quandt appropriated assets from Jewish company owners and that his son Herbert had planned building an AFA factory in which slave laborers would be deployed. The families’ offices in Bad Homburg are named after Guenther and Harald Quandt, and the Herbert Quandt media prize of 50,000 euros is awarded annually to German journalists. , Harald Quandt's five daughters inherited about 1.5 billion Deutsche Mark ($760 million, €585 million) and later increased their wealth through the Harald Quandt Holding GmbH, a German-based family investment company and trust named after their father. Marriage: 1950. His stepfather also sent him a goodbye note. His BKIW – which had been renamed Deutsche Waffen-und Munitionsfabriken AG in 1936 – produced Mauser firearms, ammunition and anti-aircraft missiles. or $3b., who cares?”. Anette-Angelika May-Thies lives in Hamburg, according to the Harald Quandt Holding shareholders list filed with the German federal trade registry. “The Quandt’s business grew in the Kaiserreich, it grew during the Weimar Republic, it grew during the Second World War and it grew strongly after the war,” Rudiger Jungbluth, author of Die Quandts, said in an interview at a Bavarian restaurant in Hamburg last November. Quandt's father died in 1954, leaving his empire jointly to Herbert and Harald, and making Harald one of the wealthiest men in West Germany. The factory, once one of Germany’s largest weapon producers, had been forced to retool as part of the country’s disarmament agreement. Harald Quandt ( born 1 November 1921 in Berlin -Charlottenburg, † September 22, 1967) was a German industrialist from the Quandt family.. Life Harald Quandt was the son of the industrialist Günther Quandt from his marriage to Magda Ritschel, who was married in … “Guenther Quandt didn’t have a Nazi kind of thinking,” said Jungbluth, the family biographer. Six years later, he took over Berlin-Karlsruher Industriewerken AG, a Berlin-based manufacturer that made sewing machines and silverware. For international customers: The center is staffed and provides answers on Sundays through Thursdays between 7AM and 6PM Hellmut died in 1927, from complications related to appendicitis. Auda International LP serves as the sisters’ New York-based privateequity unit. Business dealings After […] Inge Bandekow. One-fifth of the family fortune is managed by trustees for the two children of the youngest Quandt sibling, Patricia Halterman, who died in July 2005, four days before turning 38. 1 November 1921 d. 22 September 1967 ♀ Inge Bandekow b. “It didn’t matter that Goebbels didn’t like him. euros. Quandt and Magda divorced in 1929. November 1921 in Berlin-Charlottenburg; 22. In 1967, Harald died in a plane crash and according to the family biography, at the time of his death, Harald Quandt’s most valuable asset was a 14 percent stake in Daimler. In Bad Homburg, HQ Trust GmbH serves as a investment management company for about 30 families with fortunes ranging from 50m. Negotiations to settle the estate by separating assets commenced in 1970. deutsche marks, according to a DaimlerBenz publication from 1986 celebrating its centennial. Biographie; Naissance: 1 er novembre 1921 Charlottenbourg. E-mail: email@example.com. The estate’s trustees had started overseeing the daughters’ money in 1974. Loyal to yourself, loyal to the people and loyal to your country!”. His factories became key suppliers to the German war effort, even though his relationship with Goebbels had become increasingly strained. Harald died in 1967, at age 45, in an airplane crash outside Turin, Italy. , Quandt married Inge Bandekow (1928–1978), who was the daughter of the company's lawyer and worked as a secretary with her father, at the beginning of the 1950s. Magda later married Joseph Goebbels (did you know) at a property owned by Günther Quandt. Marriage: 1950. “It’s different if you work for a family than a corporation,” said Becker. 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Colleen-Bettina Rosenblat-Mo is a jewelry designer who runs a studio and showroom in Hamburg. While the half-brothers passed away decades ago, their legacy has endured.