Conrad Moffat Black, is a Canadian-born former newspaper magnate, writer, and peer in the British House of Lords. He was born on August 25, 1944, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Black was the founder and former CEO of Hollinger International, a media company that owned newspapers around the world, including the Chicago Sun-Times, The Daily Telegraph in London, and The Jerusalem Post.
In 2007, he was convicted in the United States of fraud and obstruction of justice related to the misappropriation of company funds, and was sentenced to six and a half years in prison.
Conrad Black Parents: Meet George Montegu Black, Jean Elizabeth Riley
Conrad Black’s parents were George Montegu Black and Jean Elizabeth Riley.
George Black was a businessman and philanthropist and was the co-founder of the successful Canadian mining company, Dominion Coal Company. He also served as a Member of Parliament in Canada for the Conservative Party.
Conrad Black was born into a wealthy and prominent family in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and was the youngest of three sons. His family had a significant impact on his life, and he has written about them in his memoirs and other books.