Mohamed Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman and father of Diana's lover, died at 94

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disappearance Alternately owner of Harrods stores, the Fulham club and the Ritz in Paris, the Egyptian billionaire maintained complex relations with the Crown

Mohamed Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman and father of Diana’s lover, has died aged 94

Mohamed Al-Fayed, here in front of the Ritz in Paris, which he owned, died on August 30, 2023, his family announced on September 1. — Kamil Zihnioglu/AP/SIPA

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Fayed, father of Princess Diana’s last lover, is due ceded to the 94-year-old announced his family on Friday in a statement.

“Mrs Mohamed Al Fayed, her children and grandchildren wish to confirm that her beloved husband, their father and grandfather, Mohamed, is deceased. peacefully into old age on Wednesday, August 30, 2023,” his family in a statement; published by Fulham FC Football Club, formerly owned by of businessman. “He enjoyed a long and fulfilling retirement surrounded by of his relatives. The family asked May their privacy be respected at this time,” the family.

Mohamed Al-Fayed is deceased; the day before the anniversary of the death of his son Dodi with Princess Diana in a car accident at; Paris, August 31, 1997.

No evidence of conspiracy

After the death of the couple, which had provoked amazement around the world due to the immense popularity of of Diana, Mohamed Al-Fayed had affirmed; to several times that they had been murdered as part of a plot by the British establishment. He accused Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip for sponsoring; the fatal car crash.

The billionaire’s relationship with the British royal family has been rocky. recently featured in season five of Netflix's The Crown series. We see him trying to get closer to the queen, then meeting Lady Di. in the UK in the early 1960s, became the owner of the famous London store Harrods in 1985. He had also bought the Ritz hotel at Paris. It has been the owner of the football club Fulham FC between 1997 and 2013.