IKEA’s founder, Ingvar Kamprad, has died aged nearly 92. Born 30 March 1926 in Sweden, he started retailing early aged five selling matches, the moved into fish, Christmas tree decorations, seeds, and later ballpoint pens and pencils. IKEA was founded when he was just 17. Despite his great wealth, he seemed to live simply.
He had a pro-active Sun, Mercury in Aries in a dynamic sextile to Mars in innovative Aquarius, and a determined square to Pluto. Added to that was a fixed, enduring, stubborn T Square of Neptune in Leo opposition Jupiter Venus in Aquarius square an obsessively conscientious Saturn in Scorpio. Saturn gave him executive ability though not much inclination to share the driving seat; Aquarius is multi-cultural; Jupiter Neptune tuned him into high finance.