Henry Maksoud

Brazilian businessman
Henry Maksoud in July 2008.

Henry Maksoud (8 March 1929 – 17 April 2014) was a Brazilian businessman. He got the title of Master of Science in Fluid Mechanics from the University of Iowa in the United States. He was the owner of the five-star hotel Maksoud Plaza in São Paulo. He was also the owner of the magazine Visão. He was Chairman of the Engineering Institute of São Paulo from 1967 to 1968.

Maksoud was born in Aquidauana, Mato Grosso do Sul.

Maksoud died after having a cardiac arrest on 17 April 2014 in São Paulo. He was 85.[1]


  1. "Morre em SP o empresário Henry Maksoud" (in Portuguese). G1. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014.

Other websitesEdit

  • Profile at University of Iowa, College of Engineering