Five landmarks that could use largesse

Published: Jun 22, 2019 07:11:03 AM IST
Updated: Jun 21, 2019 05:14:28 PM IST

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Within hours of the devastating fire at Notre Dame in April, three French billionaires (Bernard Arnault, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers and François Pinault) and an American (Henry Kravis) pledged almost $700 million to help restore the Paris cathedral. Over the past few years, it has become increasingly common for tycoons with monumental fortunes to donate to monuments in need.

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(This story appears in the 05 July, 2019 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from To visit our Archives, click here.)

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