Died the owner of GQ, Vogue and the New Yorker

Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

In new York, on 90-m to year of life has died the media Mogul Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. (S. I. Newhouse Jr). This was reported in the Sunday, October 1, on the website of the publishing house Conde Nast, owned by the late businessman.

“Today is a sad day for the readers of this magazine for the employees of Conde Nast, the company that publishes it. In new York after a long illness died Sy Newhouse, the man who founded the company and directed it for over 50 years”, — stated in the message.

In addition to Conde Nast Samuel Irving Newhouse born November 8, 1927, owned a controlling stake in Discovery Communications and was founded in 1922 by the company of Advance Publications, which owns over 100 Internet resources, and 140 publications. Among them are Vogue, GQ, Gourmet, Signature and the New Yorker. The status of Newhouse, Jr., was estimated at 12.1 billion dollars.

The cause of death of the businessman is not yet known.