LEARNING FORUM “FAMILY MEMBER BIOGRAPHY”
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“THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD”
Considered by many to be without question the richest man in the world Carlos Slim Helú is an interesting individual that has a remarkable history and background. As a true native of Mexico born in populous Mexico City, Carlos Slim was born in the year 1940 to parents with a Lebanese background. His father actually emigrated from Lebanon to Mexico as a teenager in the early 1900s. His mother was also of Lebanese descent whose parents immigrated from Lebanon to Mexico around the turn of the 19th century. Carlos Slim Helu’s parents were married in the mid-1920s and eventually had six children. Introduced early in life to business strategies and practices by his astute father, Carlos quickly became skilled in all aspects of business. Barely a teenager, Carlos purchased shares in a national bank and was earning money by working at his father’s business. Carlos continued to move ahead in life by studying engineering at one of Mexico’s top universities. Now…it’s your turn!