Luksic is the grandson of Croatian immigrants in Chile who fled Croatia before the First World War . He had studied law in Santiago and Paris . Its rise in the 1950s was closely linked to the Ford company .
He was the patriarch of the Luksic family and from 1982 to 2004 chairman of the board of directors of Antofagasta plc , which was mainly engaged in the copper mining business. In 2004 Luksic bought the Banco de Chile . He has also developed hotel facilities in his family's home on the Croatian coast. Andrónico Luksic and his family are valued at four billion US dollars . The ranking of Forbes magazine leads him to number 132nd
- Internet presence of Antofagasta PLC with information about Luksic (English)
- Arthur R. Miele and Andronico Luksic - Copper Men of the Year 2003. (PDF; 224 kB) copperclub.org, accessed on March 22, 2016 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Luksic, Andronico|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Chilean billionaire of Croatian descent|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 5, 1926|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Antofagasta , Chile|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 22, 2005|
|Place of death||Vitacura|