Axel Springer (1912-85) was the founder & owner of the Springer media empire, Europe's largest newspaper group.
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Springer purchased this waterfront property in 1961, the mansion (Villa Tranquillitati) was finished in 1978. Springer hosted politicians, ambassadors, business magnates here. His widow sold it in the late 1990s.