Barbara Hutton

1912 - 1979

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Barbara Woolworth Hutton (November 14, 1912 – May 11, 1979) was an American debutante, socialite, heiress, and philanthropist. She was dubbed the "Poor Little Rich Girl": first when she was given a lavish and expensive debutante ball in 1930 amid the Great Depression, and later due to a notoriously troubled private life.Heiress to one-third of the estate of the retail tycoon Frank Winfield Woolworth, Barbara Hutton was one of the wealthiest women in the world. She endured a childhood marked by the early loss of her mother at age four to suicide and the neglect of her father, setting the stage for a life of difficulty forming relationships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Hutton has received more than 2,015,257 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Barbara Hutton is the 66th most popular celebrity (down from 52nd in 2019), the 2,943rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,415th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Barbara Hutton ranks 66 out of 184Before her are Jon Brower Minnoch, Madeleine Astor, Isabel Preysler, Manuel Uribe, Florence Owens Thompson, and Sultan Kösen. After her are Victor Kugler, Evelyn McHale, Ethel Kennedy, Wil van Gogh, Kim Ung-yong, and Walther Kadow.

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Among people born in 1912, Barbara Hutton ranks 123Before her are Feroze Gandhi, Charles Addams, Igor Markevitch, Jean Françaix, Salah al-Din al-Bitar, and Jacques Bergier. After her are Naoto Tajima, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, John Cheever, Josef Blösche, Kathleen Ferrier, and Kristina Söderbaum. Among people deceased in 1979, Barbara Hutton ranks 87Before her are James J. Gibson, Dhyan Chand, José Della Torre, Henrich Focke, Ahmad Zahir, and Immanuel Velikovsky. After her are Walther Gerlach, Morteza Motahhari, Marcel L'Herbier, Santos Urdinarán, Larisa Shepitko, and Helmut Hasse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Hutton ranks 2,943 out of 15,968Before her are George W. De Long (1844), Bo Derek (1956), Dudley R. Herschbach (1932), Allen Iverson (1975), Maria Bello (1967), and P. J. Kennedy (1858). After her are Harold Sakata (1920), Elvin Jones (1927), Lorenzo Lamas (1958), Crispin Glover (1964), William Devane (1939), and Alvin Plantinga (1932).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Barbara Hutton ranks 28Before her are Betsy Ross (1752), Henrietta Lacks (1920), Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Madeleine Astor (1893), and Florence Owens Thompson (1903). After her are Evelyn McHale (1923), Ethel Kennedy (1928), Sally Hemings (1773), William Masters (1915), Virginia Dare (1587), and Johnny Appleseed (1774).