Wolfgang Gross, Honorary President of Diamond Club of Vienna, 92


The World Federation of Diamond Bourses mourns the death of Wolfgang Gross, honorary president of the Diamantklub Wien (Diamond Club of Vienna) and an honorary delegate to the WFDB.


Gross, who passed away late last month, just short of his 93rd birthday in Vienna, Austria,  became a member of the club in 1957 and served as Vienna’s bourse president from 1972 to 1996, completing an uninterrupted, 25-year term of service. He was consequently appointed honorary president of the club.