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 Siblings: Meet Montegu Black, Colin Black
Conrad Black had two older brothers: Montegu Black, who was born in 1939, and Colin Black, who was born in 1940.
Montegu, also known as Monty, was a prominent businessman who served as the president and CEO of Canadian corporate giant, Dominion Textile.
Colin worked as a writer and editor for several publications, including The Daily Telegraph and The Independent. Both Monty and Colin have since passed away.