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French tycoon and former politician Bernard Tapi dies at 78: Report

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Bernard Tapi, former president of the Olympique de Marseille, has died at the age of 78.

Marseille:

French business magnate and former politician Bernard Tapie, whose larger-than-life career was marked by a series of legal problems, has died at the age of 78 after a four-year battle with cancer, his family moved to Provence in Marseille. Told the newspaper.

“Dominic Tapie and his family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of her husband and their father, Bernard Tapie, this Sunday,” she said in a statement.

One of his sons, Stephen Tapi, confirmed his death with a post “Goodbye my Phoenix” on Instagram.

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