Sir Harry Arieh Simon Djanogly [2] CBE (born 1 August 1938) is a British textile manufacturer who was knighted in 1993 for his services to charity.

Djanogly, who is estimated to be worth £ 300 million, made his fortune from the merger of his Nottingham Manufacturing Company with other textile interests in 1986 to form Coats Viyella.

His son, Jonathan Djanogly, is a Conservative Party member of Parliament.


Djanogly is an active philanthropist and has an art collection that has been said to include the largest number of Lowrys in the world, as well as works by Picasso and Monet. [3]

The Djanoglys have contributed to the founding of many venues in their home town of Nottingham, such as the Djanogly City Academy, [7] Djanogly Community Leisure Centre, [8] Djanogly Community Orchestra, [9] Djanogly Recital Hall, Djanogly Theatre, and the Djanogly Gallery. [10]

Sir Harry and Lady Djanogly have also been recognised by the University of Nottingham as part of the College of Benefactors. [11]

In 2014, Sir Harry Djanogly CBE and Lady Djanogly were awarded the Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy. [12]