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Benjamin Guggenheim

1865 - 1912

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Benjamin Guggenheim (October 26, 1865 – April 15, 1912) was an American businessman, a wealthy member of the Guggenheim family. He died aboard RMS Titanic when the ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Guggenheim has received more than 1,552,813 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Benjamin Guggenheim is the 89th most popular businessperson (down from 71st in 2019), the 980th most popular biography from United States (down from 764th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Businessperson.

Benjamin Guggenheim was a wealthy American businessman who died on the Titanic. He is most famous for being one of the few people who survived the sinking of the Titanic.

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Among businesspeople, Benjamin Guggenheim ranks 89 out of 601Before him are Mohamed Al-Fayed, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Ferdinand Piëch, Robert Guérin, Flavio Briatore, and Paul Reuter. After him are Madam C. J. Walker, John McAfee, Bertha Benz, Michele Ferrero, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and Ivana Trump.

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Among people born in 1865, Benjamin Guggenheim ranks 25Before him are Alfred Hugenberg, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, Félix Vallotton, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Arthur Harden, and Amélie of Orléans. After him are Jacques Hadamard, John Mott, L'Inconnue de la Seine, Mikao Usui, Wilfrid Voynich, and Valentin Serov. Among people deceased in 1912, Benjamin Guggenheim ranks 22Before him are Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Auguste Beernaert, John Jacob Astor IV, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, Franz Reichelt, and Johann Martin Schleyer. After him are George Darwin, Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Osborne Reynolds, James Paul Moody, Henry Tingle Wilde, and Nettie Stevens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Guggenheim ranks 980 out of 18,182Before him are Sam Shepard (1943), James Horner (1953), Gena Rowlands (1930), Barbara Bush (1925), Paul Berg (1926), and Robert A. Dahl (1915). After him are Blake Edwards (1922), Charles Cooley (1864), Dave Brubeck (1920), Matt Groening (1954), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909), and L. Frank Baum (1856).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Benjamin Guggenheim ranks 27Before him are Margaret Hamilton (1936), Robert McNamara (1916), Larry Ellison (1944), Estée Lauder (1906), Paul Allen (1953), and Larry Flynt (1942). After him are Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Sam Walton (1918), William Boeing (1881), Lee Iacocca (1924), Fred Trump (1905), and Mike Markkula (1942).