Amadeo Giannini

Banker and Entrepreneur Amadeo Giannini

Profession: Banker and Entrepreneur

United States of America

Why Famous: Giannini founded the Bank of America, and in this position helped to revolutionize the banking sector in America.

He also established one of the first modern trans-national companies and pioneered the holding company structure, while offering banking services to middle-class Americans, which was largely unheard of in his time.

Born: May 6, 1870
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: June 3, 1949 (aged 79)

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