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Akio Morita

1921 - 1999

Akio Morita

Akio Morita, January 26, 1921 – October 3, 1999 was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony along with Masaru Ibuka. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akio Morita has received more than 467,447 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 71st most popular businessperson.

Memorability Metrics

  • 470k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Akio Morita ranks 71 out of 481Before him are Margaret Hamilton, Paul Allen, Robert McNamara, Jakob Fugger, Robert Guérin, and Dietrich Mateschitz. After him are Fred Trump, Ronald Wayne, Stanley Rous, Guccio Gucci, Ferdinand Piëch, and Frank Williams.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, Akio Morita ranks 40Before him are Lotfi A. Zadeh, Seretse Khama, Georges Brassens, Telmo Zarra, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow. After him are Kenneth Arrow, Yoichiro Nambu, Edgar Morin, Aaron T. Beck, Alida Valli, and Yitzhak Navon. Among people deceased in 1999, Akio Morita ranks 22Before him are Anatoliy Solovianenko, Jerzy Grotowski, Willi Stoph, Joe DiMaggio, Iris Murdoch, and Arthur Leonard Schawlow. After him are Fred Trump, Julius Nyerere, Gerhard Herzberg, Raisa Gorbacheva, Glenn T. Seaborg, and Trygve Haavelmo.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Akio Morita ranks 104 out of 3,113Before him are Empress Meishō (1624), Isamu Akasaki (1929), Sakamoto Ryōma (1836), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Emperor Kōshō (-505), and Yasuo Fukuda (1936). After him are Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916), Emperor Go-Kōmyō (1633), Empress Kōjun (1903), Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Tarō Asō (1940), and Emperor Ōjin (210).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Japan

Among businesspeople born in Japan, Akio Morita ranks 3Before him are Soichiro Honda (1906) and Kiichiro Toyoda (1894). After him are Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), Hiroshi Yamauchi (1927), Masayoshi Son (1957), Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859), Eiji Toyoda (1913), and Norio Ohga (1930).

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