Monday, January 26, 2009

She died last representative of the family founders agency Reuters.

Died Baroness Marguerite de Reuter (Marguerite, Baroness de Reuter) - the last representative of family based news agency Reuters.

Baroness died on January 25 at the age of 96 in residential homes for the elderly, on the border of France and Monaco, which has spent the last years of life. Marguerite was the widow of the grandson of Paul Julius Reuter, founded in 1851 in London, news agency.

Reuters was born in Germany but became a citizen of Britain, and Queen Victoria granted him the title of Baron, is liable to be inherited. Marguerite was the last Baroness de Reuter - after her death, the heirs of the title does not remain.

Reuters has been for many years is not the main shareholders of the information agency, said the nekrologe prepared by Reuters, however, the late Baroness Marguerite has always been proud of the involvement of the family of its founders. In 2005 she took part in the festivities devoted to the relocation of the headquarters of the agency in Fleet Street in Kenari Uorf.

Marguerite de Reuter, from a husband of 40 years, devoted his life to patronage, support for artists and musicians, said the nekrologe. Buried the last representative of the family Reuters in Lausanne will be next to her husband Oliver.

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