Barbara Hutton

1912 - 1979

Barbara Hutton

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 1,567,896 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 45th most popular celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Barbara Hutton ranks 53 out of 140Before her are Albert Pierrepoint, Kim Peek, Roy Sullivan, Madeleine Astor, Henrietta Lacks, and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. After her are Sultan Kösen, Victor Kugler, Florence Owens Thompson, Ethel Kennedy, Wil van Gogh, and Kim Ung-yong.

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Among people born in 1912, Barbara Hutton ranks 104Before her are Marta Eggerth, Edmond Jabès, David Packard, Fritz Fischer, Maria Montez, and Gil Evans. After her are Igor Markevitch, Aymoré Moreira, Perry Como, Jean Françaix, Nancy Wake, and Martha Scott. Among people deceased in 1979, Barbara Hutton ranks 75Before her are Waldemar de Brito, Léonide Massine, Joseph Kessel, Darryl F. Zanuck, Dhyan Chand, and Carlo Abarth. After her are Philippe Halsman, Victoria Ocampo, Dolores Costello, Henrich Focke, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda, and Marcel L'Herbier.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Hutton ranks 2,415 out of 12,171Before her are Wilma Rudolph (1940), Leon Czolgosz (1873), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921), Kelly Preston (1962), Chris Gardner (1954), and Brion James (1945). After her are Joseph Stilwell (1883), Robert D. Putnam (1941), Gene Krupa (1909), Matthew Modine (1959), Clement Greenberg (1909), and Julius Erving (1950).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Barbara Hutton ranks 24Before her are Dan Inosanto (1936), Annie Oakley (1860), Kim Peek (1951), Roy Sullivan (1912), Madeleine Astor (1893), and Henrietta Lacks (1920). After her are Florence Owens Thompson (1903), Ethel Kennedy (1928), Betsy Ross (1752), William Masters (1915), Johnny Appleseed (1774), and Kourtney Kardashian (1979).