Alfred Léonard Loewenstein  was a Belgian banker and businessman. Loewenstein was worth around £12 million in the currency of the time (equivalent to £728.34 million in 2019), making him the third richest person in the world at the time.(11 March 1877 – 4 July 1928)
Alfred Léonard Loewenstein
11 March 1877
|Died||4 July 1928 (aged 51)|
Loewenstein died on 4 July 1928 after his body fell out of his private plane that was travelling over the North Sea, aged 51. The reason why he fell out of the plane is unknown as murder, accidental or suicide have been not been ruled out.
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- Norris, William (1987). The Man Who Fell From the Sky. Viking. p. 2. ISBN 9780670813698.