The American investor Charles Thomas Munger, known aso Charlie Munger and main partner and great ally of Warren Buffett, died this Tuesday at the age of 99, as confirmed by the Berkshire Hathaway firm, of which he was vice president.
“Charlie Munger died peacefully this morning in a California hospital,” reported this Tuesday the ‘Oracle of Omaha’ investment firm.
About what was his partner and friend for more than six decades, Warren Buffett, He assured that “Berkshire Hathaway could not have been built to its current state without Charlie’s inspiration, wisdom and participation.”
Despite also being born in Omaha, although six years before Warren Buffett, and havingr worked in his grandfather’s grocery store when he was youngMunger would not meet the man who would be his partner for the rest of his life until 1959.
At 35, after serving in the military and practicing law in California, Munger He returned to his native Omaha to close his late father’s law firm. and it would be then that he was introduced to Warren Buffett, who was 29 years old at the time.
In an interview with both on CNBC in 2018, Warren Buffett highlighted that in the around 60 years of friendship they had “they never had an argument.”
“Charlie has given me the greatest gift one person can give another. He has made me a better person than I would have otherwise been. …He has given me a lot of good advice over time. … I have lived a better life thanks to Charlie,” he summarized.
#Charlie #Munger #righthand #man #soul #mate #millionaire #Warren #Buffett #dies