Felix Dennis, 1947-2014

The publisher, entrepreneur and poet has died peacefully at the age of 67

LAST UPDATED AT 10:30 ON Mon 23 Jun 2014

We are deeply saddened to announce that Felix Dennis, Chairman of the company that publishes The Week and TheWeek.co.uk, passed away yesterday surrounded by his loved ones. After a long and painful battle with cancer, Felix died peacefully at his home in Dorsington, aged 67.

Felix was a publishing legend, famed for his maverick and entrepreneurial style and, more lately, a successful and much loved poet. He will be greatly missed.

Thank you for the support and kindness of those who share our feelings for Felix. 

If you wish to send a message of condolence please visit his Facebook page.

 

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Felix was an inspiration as a publisher, poet, wheeler/dealer, campaigner for free speech, and a speaker of truths. But couldn't keep up with his private life. A life lost, but the inspiration remains.

Andrew Stewart, Australia

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