Arthur Guinness

1725 - 1803

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Arthur Guinness (c. 24 September 1725 – 23 January 1803) was an Irish brewer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. The inventor of Guinness beer, he founded the Guinness Brewery at St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Guinness has received more than 953,302 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Arthur Guinness is the 265th most popular businessperson (down from 231st in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 93rd in 2019) and the most popular Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Arthur Guinness ranks 265 out of 601Before him are Adriano Galliani, Albert Kahn, Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Douglas Tompkins, Karl Rapp, and Dhirubhai Ambani. After him are Eduardo Saverin, Henry E. Steinway, Theo Albrecht, Arthur D. Levinson, Bertha Krupp, and Alfred P. Sloan.

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Among people born in 1725, Arthur Guinness ranks 19Before him are Pyotr Rumyantsev, Ahilyabai Holkar, Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, Franz Moritz von Lacy, Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina, Duchess of Massa, and Guillaume Le Gentil. After him are Philipp Ludwig Statius Müller, Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Francesco Bartolozzi, Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Joseph Duplessis, and John Wilkes. Among people deceased in 1803, Arthur Guinness ranks 22Before him are Kirill Razumovski, Gottfried van Swieten, François Devienne, William Hamilton, Samuel von Brukenthal, and Abdulaziz bin Muhammad Al Saud. After him are Sylvain Maréchal, Jean-François de La Harpe, Nicolas Baudin, Prince Frederick Adolf, Duke of Östergötland, Maria Fortunata d'Este, and Anders Chydenius.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Arthur Guinness ranks 94 out of 501Before him are Eliza Lynch (1833), Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883), Roger Casement (1864), Aidan Gillen (1968), Constantine III of Scotland (971), and Patrick Pearse (1879). After him are Edward Mulhare (1923), William Brown (1777), Saint Fiacre (607), Fiona Shaw (1958), Edward Bransfield (1785), and Dymphna (700).


Among businesspeople born in Ireland, Arthur Guinness ranks 1After him are Eddie Jordan (1948), Tim O'Reilly (1954), Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865), and Frank Harris (1856).