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Ikea's enigmatic founder turns 90

Creator of the Swedish furniture empire famous for its thrift, style and convenience, Ingvar Kamprad is also known for alleged tax avoidance

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The visionary Mr Kamprad has never escaped the taint of his support for Sweden's fascists.

Stockholm

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who built a global business empire with revolutionary flat-pack furniture and dallied with Nazism in his youth, turns 90 on Wednesday.

Creator of the Swedish furniture empire famous for its thrift, style and convenience, Mr Kamprad is also

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