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The Richest People In Europe 2010

Europe now has 248 billionaires with a total wealth of $1 trillion. More than one-third of that wealth is held by the region's 25 richest.

1-Bernard Arnault

France

Net worth:$27.5 billion

Source: LVMH

2-Amancio Ortega

Spain

Net worth:$25 billion

Source: Zara

3-Karl Albrecht

Germany

Net worth:$23.5 billion

Souce: Aldi

4-Ingvar Kamprad & family

Sweden

Net worth:$23 billion

Source: Ikea

5-Stefan Persson

Sweden

Net worth:$22.4 billion

Source: Hennes & Mauritz

6-Liliane Bettencourt

France

Net worth:$20 billion

Source: L'Oreal

7-Michael Otto & family

Germany

Net worth:$18.7 billion

Source: retail

8-Michele Ferrero & family

Italy

Net worth:$17 billion

Source: Chocolates

9-Theo Albrecht

Germany

Net worth:$16.7 billion

Source: Aldi, Trader Joe's

10-Vladimir Lisin

Russia

Net worth:$15.8 billion

Source: steel

11-Mikhail Prokhorov

Russian

Net worth:$13.4 billion

Source: cash, investments

12-Birgit Rausing & family

Sweden

Net worth:$13 billion

Source: packaging

13-Mikhail Fridman

Russia

Net worth:$12.7 billion

Source: oil, banking, telecom

14-Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor & family

U.K.

Net worth:$12 billion

Source: real estate

15-Roman Abramovich

Russia

Net worth:$11.2 billion

Source: steel, investments

16-Susanne Klatten

Gemany

Net worth:$11.1 billion

Source: BMW, drugs

17-Oleg Deripaska

Russia

Net worth:$10.7 billion

Source: aluminum

18-Vagit Alekperov

Russia

Net worth:$10.6 billion

Source: Lukoil

19-Leonardo Del Vecchio

Italy

Net worth:$10.5 billion

Source: eyewear

20-Vladimir Potanin

Russia

Net worth:$10.3 billion

Source: metals

21-Ernesto Bertarelli & family

Italy

Net worth:$10 billion

Source: biotech

22-Hans Rausing

Sweden

Net worth:$10 billion

Source: packaging

23-Alexei Mordashov

Russia

Net worth:$9.9 billion

Souce: steel

24-Viktor Rashnikov

Russia

Net worth:$9.8 billion

Source: steel

25-Silvio Berlusconi & family

Italy

Net worth:$9 billion

Source: media

[Source: Forbes billionaire list]

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