Adolf Merckle

1934 - 2009

Adolf Merckle

Adolf Merckle (18 March 1934 – 5 January 2009) was an entrepreneur and one of the richest people in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Merckle has received more than 135,435 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 248th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Adolf Merckle ranks 253 out of 481Before him are David Sarnoff, Wang Jianlin, Thomas Blake Glover, Colonel Tom Parker, Eddie Jordan, and Maurizio Arrivabene. After him are Guy Laliberté, Armand Hammer, Toto Wolff, Rinat Akhmetov, Jorge Mendes, and Maurice Farman.

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Among people born in 1934, Adolf Merckle ranks 204Before him are Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, Aleksei Yeliseyev, Enrique Collar, Audre Lorde, Pat Boone, and Maureen Connolly. After him are Ružica Sokić, Roberto Clemente, Timothy West, Mahbub ul Haq, Marc Rich, and Karl-Josef Rauber. Among people deceased in 2009, Adolf Merckle ranks 141Before him are Bea Arthur, Mike Bongiorno, Peter Shirayanagi, Yoshito Usui, Ekaterina Maximova, and Jim Carroll. After him are Valentin Varennikov, Yukio Endo, Henri Pousseur, Grigore Vieru, Helen Levitt, and Harry Patch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Merckle ranks 2,537 out of 3,763Before him are Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden (1704), Albert Günther (1830), Karoline von Günderrode (1780), Adolph Frank (1834), Hans Goldschmidt (1861), and Werner Schroeter (1945). After him are Percy Adlon (1935), Erich Pommer (1889), Alexander Braun (1805), Sarah Kirsch (1935), Philipp Spitta (1841), and Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1655).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Adolf Merckle ranks 21Before him are Maurice de Hirsch (1831), John Jacob Astor (1763), Carl Laemmle (1867), Theo Albrecht (1922), Hans Riegel (1923), and Martin Winterkorn (1947). After him are Kim Dotcom (1974), Susanne Klatten (1962), Jawed Karim (1979), and Peter Thiel (1967).

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