Roland "Tiny" Rowland (27 November 1917 – 25 July 1998) was a British businessman and chairman of the Lonrho conglomerate from 1962 to 1994. He gained fame from a number of high-profile takeover bids, in particular his bid to take control of Harrods.
Rowland, originally Roland Walter Fuhrhop, was born on 27 November 1917 in a World War I detention camp for aliens in India, as ... more »
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''Europe and the U.K. are yesterday's world. Tomorrow is in the United States.''R.W. "Tiny" Rowland (b. 1917), British businessman. quoted in Observer (London, Jan. 16, 1983).