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Alan Sugar

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Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar (born 24 March 1947) is a British business magnate, media personality, author, politician and political adviser. In 1968, he started what would later become his largest business venture, consumer electronics company Amstrad. In 2007, he sold his remaining interest in the company in a deal to BSkyB for £125M.Sugar was the chairman and part-owner of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 1991 to 2001, selling his remaining stake in the club in 2007 as well, for £25m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Sugar has received more than 5,161,834 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Alan Sugar is the 592nd most popular businessperson (down from 521st in 2019), the 5,007th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,726th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Businessperson.

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  • 28

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  • 1.26

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  • 4.82

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Among businesspeople, Alan Sugar ranks 592 out of 601Before him are Benito Archundia, Ian Livingstone, Gérard Lopez, N. R. Narayana Murthy, Eric Trump, and Chai Ling. After him are Mike Krieger, Claire Williams, Michael Widenius, Heather Mills, Cyril Abiteboul, and Harold Camping.

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Among people born in 1947, Alan Sugar ranks 675Before him are Moses Nagamootoo, Robert Gordon, Nicanor de Carvalho, Jim Marurai, Vincent Matthews, and Eva Ström. After him are Tom Scholz, Osvaldo Castro, Robert Lighthizer, Jan-Erik Enestam, Oswaldo Ramírez, and Henry McMaster.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Sugar ranks 5,007 out of 7,765Before him are Lucy Gordon (1980), Stephen Merchant (1974), Chris Claremont (1950), Bob Bell (1958), Anne Heywood (1931), and Jeff Noon (1957). After him are William Fox (1812), Jeffrey Goldstone (1933), Bruce Halford (1931), Benjamin Whitrow (1937), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), and Mary Lamb (1764).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Alan Sugar ranks 44Before him are Martin Whitmarsh (1958), Peter Hill-Wood (1936), Chris Anderson (1961), Henry Tate (1819), Daniel Levy (1962), and Ian Livingstone (1949). After him are Claire Williams (1976), Heather Mills (1968), Cameron Mackintosh (1946), Ken Bates (1931), Andrew Ng (1976), and George Newnes (1851).

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