The baron’s death notice in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung of 15 October 2022.
Georg Heinrich and his father Hans Heinrich in St. Moritz. 
Photo (c) Mike Forster/ANL/Shutterstock.

Georg Heinrich “Heini” Thyssen-Bornemisza passed away recently. The Swiss-born German aristocrat and businessman was seventy-two years-old.

Baron Hans Heinrich Bornemisza de Kászon and Princess Teresa zur Lippe-Weißenfeld.
Photo (c) Getty Images.
Born on 19 March 1950 at Lugano, Switzerland, Baron Georg Heinrich Alfred Gábor Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon was the first and only child of Baron Hans Heinrich Bornemisza de Kászon (1921-2002) and Princess Teresa zur Lippe-Weissenfeld (1925-2008), who married in 1946 and divorced in 1954. Georg Heinrich’s paternal grandparents were Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon (né Thyssen; 1875-1947) and Countess Margit Bornemisza de Kászon (1887-1971). His maternal grandparents were Prince Alfred zur Lippe-Weissenfeld (1896-1970) and Countess Franziska von Schönborn-Buchheim (1902-1987).
The Thyssen dynasty.
Hans Heinrich with his three sons (left to right) Alexander, Lorne, and Georg Heinrich, ca. 1986.
Photo (c) Wolfgang Kühn / United Archives GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo.
From his father’s subsequent marriages to Fiona Campbell-Walter and Denise Shorto, Georg Heinrich had three younger half-siblings: Baroness Francesca (b.1958; married and divorced Archduke Karl of Austria), Baron Lorne (b.1963), and Baron Alexander (b.1974). From his mother’s subsequent marriage to Prince Maximilian zu Fürstenberg, Georg Heinrich had three younger half-siblings: Princess Teresa (b.1960), Prince Maximilian (b.1962), and Princess Katarina (1966-1992). Baron Georg Heinrich was the godfather of Count Friedrich von Schönburg-Glauchau (b.1985), the son of Count Rudolph von Schönburg-Glauchau and Princess Marie-Luise of Prussia. 
Prince Eduard of Anhalt, Princess Teresa, Princess Corinne of Anhalt, and Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, ca. 1987.
Photo (c) Wolfgang Kuhn/United Archives via Getty Images.
According to the website of the NOMIS Foundation, Georg Heinrich Thyssen studied mathematics at the University of Munich; and he went on to receive a law degree from the University of Zurich. For thirty-five years, he held a series of executive positions within the Thyssen-Bornemisza Group (TBG). Georg Heinrich Thyssen chaired TBG AG and oversaw several major acquisitions.
May Georg Heinrich Rest in Peace.

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