Achievements

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      Liliane Bettencourt was awarded the civilian decoration of France, “la Légion donner” in 2001.

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      “Liliane Bettencourt Prize for Life Sciences” is an award in the name of Liliane Bettencourt which is given every year to a researcher of European biomedical. Winners are entitled to a sum of around $300,000 in order to support their work in the field of life science.

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      Liliane Bettencourt expanded her business by integrating three most popular and luxury brands- the Lancôme, the American cosmetics company Helena Rubinstein, and last but not the least the American fashion retailer Ralph Lauren.

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      In 2005, Liliane Bettencourt has announced as the 39th most powerful woman and the 11th richest person in the world.

Liliane Bettencourt is known to be a modest traveler and drives in a C-Class Coupe which is worth 40,000 dollars.

Liliane Bettencourt lives in a colonnaded villa, which faces Bréhat and spread across 3.9 acres. The house has a tennis court, swimming pool and 25 rooms.

Possessions

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      Liliane’s father Eugene Schueller built a colonnaded villa, facing Bréhat in the 1920’s expanded in 3.9 acres of land.

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      Liliane Bettencourt owns an Art Moderne style mansion, constructed in 1951, after the marriage of Andre and Liliane Bettencourt that is situated in a wealthy Paris neighborhood “Neuilly-sur-Seine” on the back of river Seine.

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      Liliane Bettencourt possessed a private Island, D’Arros, which has been now been sold for $60 Million.

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      Liliane Bettencourt, the lady carrying her status and fame, owns a dazzling black Mercedes, with black leather interiors and carbon fiber body, which she loves driving herself.

Interesting Facts

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      Liliane Bettencourt had an inclination towards the cosmetic business that her father ran when she was only 15 years old. The company sold its products L’oreal to 17 countries at that time.

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      Liliane Bettencourt with her intense interest in the art collection, which is worth more than 20 Million euros, has pieces of paintings with her by painters like Chirico, Fernand Léger, Picasso, Girodet, Matisse, Munch, Juan Miro, and Braque.

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      She received an award named France’s top honor for financing an AIDS NGO.

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      Liliane Bettencourt was allegedly involved in many Tax Evasion cases or paying fewer taxes at the rate of 6%, It is reported that the tax amount that she paid was even less than the employees of L’oreal.

Liliane Bettencourt is an owner of private D’Arros Island of Seychelles which she sold for US $60 Million.