Notable Businesspeople

This list is comprised of some of the most recognizable names from the business world.
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NameLifespanOther Names
Mohamed Al-Fayed1929-
Munib al-Masri1934-
Bernard Arnault1949-
John Jacob Astor1763-1848
John Jacob Astor IV1864-1912
William Backhouse Astor Jr.1829-1892
William Backhouse Astor Sr.1792-1875
Facundo Bacardí Massó1814-1886
Jerry Baldwin19xx-
Eike Batista1956-
W. O. Bentley1888-1971
Karl Benz1844-1929
Silvio Berlusconi1936-
Jeff Bezos1964-
Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson1967-
Matthew Boulton1728-1809
Gordon Bowkerc. 1947-
Richard Branson1950-
Warren Buffett1930-
David Dunbar Buick1854-1929
Asa Griggs Candler1851-1929
Andrew Carnegie1835-1919
Dan Carney1931-
Frank Carney1938-
Jacques Cartier1885-1942
Louis Cartier1875-1942
Pierre Cartier1878-1964
Louis Chevrolet1878-1941
Walter Chrysler1875-1940
William A. Clark Sr.1839-1925
Ben Cohen1951-
Samuel Colt1814-1862
Tim Cook1960-
George Henry Corliss1817-1888
Gottlieb Daimler1834-1900
Jack Daniel1850-1911
Adolf Dassler1900-1978
Rudolf Dassler1898-1974
Arthur Davidson1881-1950
John de Mol1955-
Roy Disney1893-1971
Walt Disney1901-1966
Peter Drucker1909-2005
William C. Durant1861-1947
Bernie Ecclestone1930-
David Edgerton1928-
Michael Eisner1942-
Larry Ellison1944-
Leo Fender1909-1991
Larry Flynt1942-
B. C. Forbes1880-1954
Malcolm Forbes1919-1990
Steve Forbes1947-
Henry Ford1863-1947
Bill Gates1955-
Kjeld Gogosha-Clark1967-
Marcus Goldman1821-1904
Jerry Greenfield1951-
Daniel Guggenheim1856-1930
Meyer Guggenheim1828-1905
Arthur Guinnessc. 1725-1803
Edward Harland1831-1895
Charles Digby Harrod1841-1905
Charles Henry Harrod1799-1885
William Randolph Hearst1863-1951
Hugh Hefner1926-
Freddy Heineken1923-2002
Henry J. Heinz1844-1919
Bill Hewlett1913-2001
James J. Hill1838-1916
Barron Hilton1927-
Conrad Hilton1887-1979
Charles T. Hinde1832-1915
Howard Hughes1905-1976
Samuel Insull1859-1938
Thomas Ismay1837-1899
Steve Jobs1955-2011
John H. Johnson1918-2005
Augustus D. Juilliard1836-1919
Ingvar Kamprad1926-
Will Keith Kellogg1860-1951
Muhtar Kent1952-
Kirk Kerkorian1917-2015
Phil Knight1938-
Ray Kroc1902-1984
Estée Lauder1908-2004(Mentzer)
Henry Lehmanc. 1822-1855
Mayer Lehman1830-1897
Franklin Clarence Mars1883-1934
J. Howard Marshall1905-1995
Maurice McDonald1902-1971
Richard McDonald1909-1998
James McLamore1926-1996
Edward Beale McLean1889-1941
John Roll McLean1848-1916
Washington McLean1816-1890
Vince McMahon1945-
Cosimo de' Medici1389-1464
Lakshmi Mittal1950-
Tom Monaghan1937-
J. P. Morgan1837-1913
Rupert Murdoch1931-
Elon Musk1971-
Henri Nestlé1814-1890
Alfred Nobel1833-1896
Aristotelis Onasis1906-1975(Onassis)
Amancio Ortega Gaona1936-
David Packard1912-1996
Frank Packer1906-1974
James Packer1967-
Kerry Packer1937-2005
Alfred Peet1920-2007
Gerard Philips1858-1942
T. Boone Pickens1928-
Franz Josef Popp1886-1954
Ferdinand Porsche1875-1951
Joseph Pulitzer1847-1911
Eliphalet Remington1793-1861
Cecil Rhodes1853-1902
John D. Rockefeller1839-1937
Charles Rolls1877-1910
William Rosenberg1916-2002
Renzo Rosso1955-
Mayer Amschel Rothschild1744-1812
Henry Royce1863-1933
Samuel Sachs1851-1935
Harland Sanders1890-1980
Oskar Schindler1908-1974
John Schnatter1961-
Eugène Schueller1881-1957
Charles M. Schwab1862-1939
Christian Sharps1810-1874
Zev Siegl1942-
Carlos Slim1940-(Helú)
Horace Smith1808-1893
George Soros1930-(Schwartz)
Martha Stewart1941-
Levi Strauss1829-1902
Gerard Swope1872-1957
Charles Tiffany1812-1902
Jack Tramiel1928-2012
Donald J. Trump1946-
Ted Turner1938-
Joop van den Ende1942-
Cornelius Vanderbilt1794-1877
Sam Walton1918-1992
Thomas Watson Jr.1914-1993
Josiah Wedgwood1730-1795
Daniel B. Wesson1825-1906
Joseph Wharton1826-1909
William S. Harley1880-1943
Oprah Winfrey1954-
Gustav Wilhelm Wolff1834-1913
Ferdinand von Zeppelin1838-1917
Mark Zuckerberg1984-
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