Andrew Grove

1936 - 2016

Andrew Grove

Andrew Stephen Grove (born András István Gróf; 2 September 1936 – 21 March 2016) was a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, author and a pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary at the age of 20 and moved to the United States, where he finished his education. He was the third employee and eventual third CEO of Intel, helping transform the company into the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors.As a result of his work at Intel, along with his books and professional articles, Grove had a considerable influence on electronics manufacturing industries worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrew Grove has received more than 784,429 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 163rd most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Andrew Grove ranks 165 out of 481Before him are Evangelos Zappas, Josep Lluís Núñez, John Sculley, John Jacob Astor, Robert Monroe, and Carl Laemmle. After him are Yingluck Shinawatra, King C. Gillette, Phil Knight, Charles Pathé, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and Katharine Graham.

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Among people born in 1936, Andrew Grove ranks 123Before him are Hiroshi Saeki, Larry Cohen, Claude Brasseur, Horst Mahler, Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, and Masashi Watanabe. After him are Isacio Calleja, Siw Malmkvist, Amr Moussa, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Alejandra Pizarnik, and Raimonds Pauls. Among people deceased in 2016, Andrew Grove ranks 113Before him are Neville Marriner, Yves Bonnefoy, Queen Anne of Romania, Hassan Al-Turabi, Guy Hamilton, and Erich Rudorffer. After him are Rudolf E. Kálmán, Jorge Batlle, Chus Lampreave, Maurice White, Greg Lake, and Goran Hadžić.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Andrew Grove ranks 179 out of 500Before him are Constance of Hungary (1180), Hannah Szenes (1921), Josef Dobrovský (1753), Aladár Gerevich (1910), Valamir (420), and Rudolf Bauer (1879). After him are László Budai (1928), Franz Xaver von Zach (1754), Rudolf E. Kálmán (1930), Béla Miklós (1890), Peter Delyan (1009), and Ödön Lechner (1845).


Among businesspeople born in Hungary, Andrew Grove ranks 3Before him are George Soros (1930) and Charles Simonyi (1948).

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