Amsterdam real estate tycoon Maup Caransa dead at 93
August 8, 2009 News
For many years the name Caransa was, to the Dutch, virtually synonymous for millionair. Born in 1916 as the son of a coal merchant, Caransa became a self-made millionair after the Second War War by dealing in oil, cars, and discarded British and U.S. army material.
Later — at a time when real estate was still relatively inexpensive — he concentrated on buying real estate properties, mainly in Amsterdam