Business People in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 364 of 364

  • 1952-02-24 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner

Person of interestRex Tillerson

1952-03-23 Rex Tillerson, American businessman (ExxonMobil) and US Secretary of State (2017-18), born in Wichita Falls, Texas

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson
  • 1952-05-15 David Brandon, American businessman (Toys "R" Us, Domino's Pizza), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • 1952-08-28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman (CEO - Porsche AG), born in Ahlen, Germany
  • 1953-01-01 Gary Johnson, American businessman, politician and Libertarian Party nominee for President in 2016, born in Minot, North Dakota
  • 1953-07-18 Peter Greenall, 4th Baron Daresbury, British aristocrat and businessman, born in Marylebone, London
  • 1953-07-19 Howard Schultz, American businessman, CEO of Starbucks, born in New York City
  • 1953-10-28 Pierre Boivin, Canadian businessman and hockey executive
  • 1953-12-26 Matthew Harding, English businessman & soccer administrator (Chelsea Football Club), born in Haywards Heath, England
  • 1954-01-03 Ned Lamont, American businessman and politician, Governor of Connecticut (2019-), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1954-09-02 Andrej Babi┼í, Czech businessman and politician, Prime Minister of Czech republic (2017-), born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
  • 1954-10-24 Wang Jianlin, Chinese businessman and founder of Dalian Wanda Group, born in Cangxi County, Sichuan Province
  • 1955-04-15 Dodi Fayed, Egyptian businessman who died in a car crash in Paris with Princess Diana, born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
  • 1955-04-24 John de Mol Jr., Dutch media businessman, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1955-09-24 Riccardo Illy, Italian politician and businessman, Born in Trieste, Italy

Person of interestBill Gates

1955-10-28 Bill Gates, American businessman and billionaire (founder and CEO of Microsoft, richest person in the world), born in Seattle, Washington

Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist Bill Gates
Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist
Bill Gates
  • 1956-08-01 Doug Burgum, American businessman (Great Plains Software) and politician, Governor of North Dakota (2016-), born in Arthur, North Dakota
  • 1956-10-26 Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman (1st CEO of Australian Defence Materiel Organisation)
  • 1957-04-02 Hank Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees 2010-20), born in Culver, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • 1957-04-19 Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman and chairman of Reliance Industries, born in Aden, Yemen
  • 1957-11-07 Jonathan Palmer, British businessman and Formula One racer, born in Lewisham, London
  • 1957-12-13 Jean-Marie Messier, French businessman, born in Grenoble, France
  • 1958-06-05 Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Thai businessman, sports team owner (Leicester City FC), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 2018)
  • 1958-07-31 Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner (NBA's Dallas Mavericks), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-05-06 Eric D Fingerhut, American businessman and politician (Rep-D-Ohio 1993-95), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1959-06-04 Lord Rayleigh, agri-businessman (Lord Rayleigh Farms)
  • 1959-06-04 Anil Ambani, Indian businessman (Reliance Group), born in Bombay, Maharashtra State, India
  • 1959-09-24 Theo Paphitis, Cypriot-born British businessman (Dragon's Den, Millwall Football Club), born in Limassol, Cyprus
  • 1960-09-08 Stefano Casiraghi, Italian speedboat racer, businessman and husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, born in Como, Italy (d. 1990)
  • 1960-10-08 Reed Hastings, American businessman, entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestTim Cook

1960-11-01 Tim Cook, American businessman (CEO of Apple Inc. 2011-), born in Mobile, Alabama

CEO of Apple Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
Tim Cook
  • 1961-01-14 Robert Edwin Hall, New Zealand mountaineer & businessman, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1996)
  • 1961-11-22 John Schnatter, American businessman (founder of Papa John's Pizza), born in Jeffersonville, Indiana [or November 23]
  • 1961-12-22 Andrew Fastow, US convicted criminal and businessman (former CFO of Enron), born in Washington, D.C., United States
  • 1962-01-28 Patrice Motsepe, South African mining businessman, Africa's 1st black billionaire (African Rainbow Minerals), born in Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa
  • 1962-11-03 Gaben "Gabe" Newell, American computer programmer, businessman and co-founder of "Valve Corporation", born in Colorado
  • 1963-01-13 Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
  • 1963-06-26 Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman and philanthropist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1963-09-17 Michael Adler, American businessman
  • 1964-04-09 Doug Ducey, American businessman and politician, Governor of Arizona (2015-), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestTony Fernandes

1964-04-30 Tony Fernandes, Malaysian businessman (AirAsia), born in Kuala Lumpur

Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes
Entrepreneur
Tony Fernandes
  • 1964-05-31 Leonard Asper, Canadian businessman
  • 1964-08-19 Pete Ricketts, American businessman (TD Ameritrade) and politician, Governor of Nebraska (2015-), born in Nebraska City
  • 1964-09-25 Joey Saputo, Canadian businessman and sports executive, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1964-10-05 Malik Saidullaev Chechen businessman
  • 1965-01-19 J. B. Pritzker, American businessman (Pritzker Group), and politician (Governor of Illinois, 2019- present), born in Atherton, California
  • 1966-03-18 Peter Jones, British entrepreneur and businessman (Dragons' Den, American Inventor), born in Maidenhead, Berkshire

Person of interestSatya Nadella

1967-08-19 Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad

CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella
CEO of Microsoft
Satya Nadella
  • 1967-09-08 James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-11-07 Mark Preston, Australian businessman and motorsport professional, born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1969-12-03 Harold Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Culver, Indiana

Person of interestLei Jun

1969-12-16 Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei

Founder of Xiaomi Inc Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi Inc
Lei Jun
  • 1970-06-22 Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
  • 1971-09-08 Lachlan Murdoch, Australian, British, American businessman (New Corp) and son of Rupert Murdoch, born in London, England
  • 1972-01-09 Mat Hoffman, American BMX rider & businessman (Hoffman BMX Bikes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1972-12-18 Raymond Herrera, American drummer (Fear Factory) and businessman
  • 1973-03-20 Christopher Heinz, American businessman; son of Teresa Heinz

Person of interestLarry Page

1973-03-26 Larry Page, American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Sergey Brin), born in East Lansing, Michigan

Computer Scientist and Co-founder of Google Larry Page
Computer Scientist and Co-founder of Google
Larry Page

Person of interestSergey Brin

1973-08-21 Sergey Brin, Russian-born American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Larry Page), born in Moscow, Soviet Union

Co-Founder of Google Sergey Brin
Co-Founder of Google
Sergey Brin
  • 1975-05-12 Jared Polis, American businessman and politician, Governor of Colorado (2018-), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1975-07-06 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • 1977-12-31 Donald Trump Jr., American businessman and son of Donald Trump and Ivana Trump, born in NYC, New York
  • 1983-03-17 Martin Shkreli, American businessman (Pharma), former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1983-11-26 Chris Hughes, American businessman and co-founder of Facebook, born in Hickory, North Carolina

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