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Henri Nestlé

Founder of Nestlé Henri Nestlé

Profession: Founder of Nestlé

Nationality:
Germany
German
Switzerland
Swiss

Why Famous: Nestlé is best remembered as a confectioner and founder of the world's largest food and beverage company, Nestlé.

The origins of this company came from Nestle's concern for the high rate of infant mortality. In 1867 he developed a milk-based food for babies who were unable to breastfeed, popularly known today as sweetened condensed milk.

Born: August 10, 1814
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Star Sign: Leo

Died: July 7, 1890 (aged 75)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

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