César Ritz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


César Ritz

Swiss hotelier (1850-1918)

Date of Birth: 23-Feb-1850

Place of Birth: Niederwald, Canton of Valais, Switzerland

Date of Death: 26-Oct-1918

Profession: entrepreneur, hotel manager

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About César Ritz

  • César Ritz (23 February 1850 – 24 October 1918) was a Swiss hotelier and founder of several hotels, most famously the Hôtel Ritz in Paris and the Ritz and Carlton Hotels in London (the forerunners of the modern Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company).
  • He was known as "King of Hoteliers, and Hotelier to Kings," and it is from his name and that of his hotels that the term ritzy derives.

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