Albert Kahn

1860 - 1940

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Albert Kahn (3 March 1860 – 14 November 1940) was a French banker and philanthropist, known for initiating The Archives of the Planet, a vast photographical project. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Kahn has received more than 12,544 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Albert Kahn is the 220th most popular businessperson (up from 228th in 2019), the 2,330th most popular biography from France (up from 2,542nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Albert Kahn ranks 220 out of 604Before him are Adriano Galliani, Pavel Tretyakov, Ratan Tata, William C. Durant, Joan Laporta, and Sergio Marchionne. After him are Jordi Cuixart, Charlie Munger, Félicien Kabuga, Eric Schmidt, Charles Koch, and Erin Brockovich.

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Among people born in 1860, Albert Kahn ranks 60Before him are Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Louis Wain, Friedrich Naumann, Charles Lwanga, Waldemar Haffkine, and Paul Ulrich Villard. After him are Katō Takaaki, Sidney Paget, Grandma Moses, Simon Dubnow, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and William Bayliss. Among people deceased in 1940, Albert Kahn ranks 63Before him are Arthur Zimmermann, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, Jehan Alain, Luigi Orione, Madeleine Astor, and Anton Hansen Tammsaare. After him are J.-H. Rosny aîné, Henri Desgrange, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, John A. Hobson, Jan Kubelík, and Robert Hichens.

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Among people born in France, Albert Kahn ranks 2,330 out of 5,234Before him are Maurice René Fréchet (1878), Benedict Joseph Labre (1748), Alain Ducasse (1956), Walter of Châtillon (1135), Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse (1732), and Brigitte Fossey (1946). After him are Pierre Nora (1931), Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737), Matthias of Arras (1290), Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon (1510), Henri Breuil (1877), and Philippe de La Hire (1640).


Among businesspeople born in France, Albert Kahn ranks 11Before him are Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Christophe Plantin (1520), Pierre Bergé (1930), Louis Vuitton (1821), Yves Rocher (1930), and Armand Peugeot (1849). After him are Charles Pathé (1863), Serge Dassault (1925), Eugène Schueller (1881), Louis Réard (1897), François-Henri Pinault (1962), and Pierre Veyron (1903).