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Felix George Rohatyn, American Investment company executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1951-1953, Korea.


Rohatyn, Felix George was born on May 29, 1928 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Alexander and Edith (Knoll) Rohatyn. came to the United States, 1942, naturalized, 1950.


Bachelor of Science, Middlebury College, Vermont, 1948. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Adelphi University. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Bard College.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hofstra University, 1981. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Long Island University, 1981. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Middlebury College, 1982.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Fordham University, 1983. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Columbia University, 2007. Bachelor of Laws (honorary), New York University, 1979.

Bachelor of Laws (honorary), Brandeis University, 1987.


With Lazard Freres & Company, LLC, New York City, 1948—1997, managing director, 1960—1997. United States ambassador to France United States Department State, Paris, 1997—2001. President Rohatyn Associates, New York City, 2002—2006.

Senior advisory to chairman Lehman Brothers Inc., 2006—2008. Special advisory to chairman & Chief Executive Officer Lazard Ltd., since 2010. Board directors Publicis Group, Lagardere Group, Moët Hennessy — Louis Vuitton, Inc.

Member board governors New York Stock Exchange, 1968—1972. Served with Army of the United States, 1951-1953, Korea.


Served with Army of the United States, 1951-1953, Korea.


Married Jeannette Streit, June 9, 1956. Children: Pierre, Nicolas, Michael. Married Elizabeth Fly, May 31, 1979.

Alexander Rohatyn

Edith (Knoll) Rohatyn

Jeannette Streit

Elizabeth Fly

Pierre Rohatyn

Nicolas Rohatyn

Michael Rohatyn