- Category : 1923-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (40)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 1
German entrepreneur who owned and operated the confectioner Haribo since 1946. Riegel was the oldest son of the company's founder Hans Riegel Sr., who invented the gummy bear in 1922. The name of the company, Haribo, comes from the first two letters of his name and where he was from (HANS RIEGEL BONN).
After his graduation from the Jesuit boarding school Aloisiuskolleg, he completed his doctorate in 1951 at Bonn University with the thesis, "The development of the world sugar industry during and after the Second World War".
In 1953, Riegel was elected first president of the German badminton association (Deutscher Badminton-Verband) after he had won the German championship in the men's doubles. In 1954 and 1955 he won the mixed doubles title. In the same year, he organized the construction of the first indoor badminton court in Germany, called the Haribo-Centre, in Bonn.
Riegel owned the Jakobsburg Hotel and Golf resort near Boppard in the Rhine Valley in Germany. He died on 15 October 2013 at age 90 in Bonn.