Bettencourt, World’s richest woman is dead

The world’s richest woman, L’Oreal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt, is dead.

She passed away in the early hours of Thursday after suffering from dementia at her old age.

The cosmetics giant’s principal shareholder died at the age of 94.

The sad news was shared by her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyersin.

“Liliane Bettencourt died last night at home.

“She would have been 95 on October 21. My mother left peacefully,” Mrs. Bettencourt-Meyers said in a statement. Forbes magazine, Bettencourt was the 14th richest person in the world, with estimated net worth at $39.5 billion in March.

Forbes magazine in March said Bettencourt was the 14th richest person in the world, with estimated net worth at $39.5 billion.

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With agency report