Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP
Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP
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Scandal-hit French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78

  • The long-time Olympique de Marseille FC chairman rose from modest beginnings to become one of France’s most successful and high-profile businessmen
  • His death on Sunday from stomach cancer prompted an outpouring of condolences from politicians across France’s political spectrum

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Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP
Bernard Tapie pictured in 2013 while chairman of Olympique de Marseille football club. Photo: AFP
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