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Britain's 3rd richest man, Duke of Westminster, is dead; leaves £9.35bn for 25yrs old son

Britain's third richest man, billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster died suddenly today aged 64. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor who died of a heart attack, passed away at the Royal Preston Hospital in Lancashire, a spokeswoman said.

The Sunday Times Rich List 2016 disclosed that the Duke was worth £9.35bn, making him the third richest British national. He was also the 68th richest billionaire in the world.


His son Hugh, pictured with his wife Natalia, will now inherit the entire estate, including the family seat in Cheshire, Eaton Hall, at the age of just 25.