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David Tang

Businessman and socialite

Sir David Wing-cheung Tang, KBE (Chinese: 鄧永鏘; pinyin: Dèng Yǒngqiāng; Sidney Lau: Dang6Wing5Cheung1; 2 August 1954 – 29 August 2017), was a Hong Kong businessman. He was best known for founding the Shanghai Tang fashion chain in 1994, which he sold in 1998 to Richemont.[1] Tang's grandfather, Tang Shiu Kin, "founded the Kowloon bus company and became one of Hong Kong's greatest philanthropists".[2]

Sir David Tang
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Tang in 2009
Born(1954-08-02)2 August 1954
British Hong Kong
Died29 August 2017(2017-08-29) (aged 63)
Alma materKing's College, London (B.A.)
University of Cambridge (LL.M)
University of Cambridge (Ph.D.)
OccupationBusinessman

Tang died on 29 August 2017 of liver cancer at a London hospital at the age of 63.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jacobs, Emma (23 September 2010). "2o Questions: Sir David Tang". Financial Times. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. "A Life in the Day: David Tang" The Sunday Times, 20 May 2007. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  3. "David Tang dies: tributes paid to Hong Kong businessman and socialite". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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