Anita Roddick

1942 - 2007

Anita Roddick

Dame Anita Lucia Roddick, (23 October 1942 – 10 September 2007) was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing natural beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism. The company was one of the first to prohibit the use of ingredients tested on animals in some of its products and one of the first to promote fair trade with developing countries. Roddick was involved in activism and campaigning for environmental and social issues, including involvement with Greenpeace and The Big Issue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anita Roddick has received more than 644,382 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 294th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Anita Roddick ranks 299 out of 481Before her are Howard Schultz, Jamie Hyneman, Jared Kushner, John Templeton, Linda McMahon, and Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. After her are Anders Frisk, Mark Shuttleworth, Angry Grandpa, Peter Hill-Wood, Sylvia Beach, and Manolo el del bombo.

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Among people born in 1942, Anita Roddick ranks 317Before her are Billy Bremner, Gillian Rubinstein, Vyacheslav Zudov, Brandon Carter, Arthur Brown, and Fernando Vallejo. After her are Tammy Wynette, Yevhen Rudakov, Willis Reed, Paco Peña, Kenneth Welsh, and Al Jardine. Among people deceased in 2007, Anita Roddick ranks 208Before her are Izumi Sakai, Bruno Ruffo, Raymond Kaelbel, Alice Ghostley, Antonio Puerta, and Julius Wess. After her are Walter Kempowski, Frankie Laine, Floyd Westerman, Iwao Takamoto, Ken McGregor, and Madeleine L'Engle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anita Roddick ranks 2,816 out of 5,347Before her are Ronald Lacey (1935), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), Seán Lester (1888), and Maria Edgeworth (1768). After her are Joely Richardson (1965), Bernard Sumner (1956), Paul Weller (1958), Gregory Winter (1951), William Thomas Blanford (1832), and Bryan Robson (1957).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Anita Roddick ranks 20Before her are David Icke (1952), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), John McAfee (1945), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), David Richards (1952), and Neil Aspinall (1941). After her are Peter Hill-Wood (1936), Fred Karno (1866), William McGregor (1846), Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), Henry Cole (1808), and Mark Thatcher (1953).

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