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The story of the billionaire who wants to build a new Titanic

Lovemoney Logo By Natalie Marchant of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 28: Australian billionaire and politician Clive Palmer’s more eccentric investments include a dinosaur theme park, a football team and, perhaps most bizarrely, a modern-day replica of the ill-fated Titanic, which sunk on its maiden voyage in 1912. Here’s the story of the man who made his money in mining, lost a lot of it, and is now worth a whopping A$2.6 billion (US$1.8bn/£1.4bn).

Australia's most eccentric billionaire

Australian billionaire and politician Clive Palmer’s more eccentric investments include a dinosaur theme park, a football team and, perhaps most bizarrely, a modern-day replica of the ill-fated Titanic, which sunk on its maiden voyage in 1912. Here’s the story of the man who made his money in mining, lost a lot of it, and is now worth a whopping A$2.6 billion (US$1.8bn/£1.4bn).

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