Marc Rich, the man who sold Iranian oil to Israel
Marc Rich, the businessman who died yesterday, defied U.S. sanctions to continue dealing with Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran. Yet with those profits, he became one of Israel's most generous donors.
Businessman Marc Rich, who died yesterday in Switzerland at the age of 78, will be buried today in Israel. Rich died of a stroke in a hospital near his home in Lucerne. According to Forbes magazine, Rich's 2012 assets totaled $2.5 billion.