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Mike Ilitch

Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza Mike Ilitch

Profession: Entrepreneur and Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Ilitch co-founded Little Caesar's Pizza, the third-largest pizza chain in the United States, with his wife Marian.

He also owned the Detroit Red Wings of the Major Hockey League and the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.

Born: July 20, 1929
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: February 10, 2017 (aged 87)
Cause of Death: Natural causes


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