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Bernard Baruch

1870 - 1965

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Bernard Mannes Baruch (August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was an American financier and statesman. After amassing a fortune on the New York Stock Exchange, he impressed President Woodrow Wilson by managing the nation's economic mobilization in World War I as chairman of the War Industries Board. He advised Wilson during the Paris Peace Conference. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Baruch has received more than 858,631 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Bernard Baruch is the 118th most popular businessperson, the 1,373rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,397th in 2019) and the 38th most popular American Businessperson.

Bernard Baruch was an American financier and presidential advisor. He is most famous for his role in the Treaty of Versailles, as the chairman of the United States War Industries Board during World War I, and for his role as a Wall Street speculator.

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Among businesspeople, Bernard Baruch ranks 118 out of 601Before him are Uli Hoeneß, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Gordon Moore, Carlos Ghosn, Stan Kroenke, and César Ritz. After him are Joan Laporta, Walter Chrysler, Giulia Tofana, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Solomon R. Guggenheim.

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Among people born in 1870, Bernard Baruch ranks 32Before him are Pierre Louÿs, Sophia of Prussia, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, Charlotte Cooper, D. T. Suzuki, and Ernst Barlach. After him are Louis Vierne, Jan Smuts, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Nariman Narimanov, Aleksandr Kuprin, and Edwin S. Porter. Among people deceased in 1965, Bernard Baruch ranks 33Before him are Edogawa Ranpo, Paul Tillich, Frederick Fleet, Joseph Erlanger, Sālote Tupou III, and Louis Hjelmslev. After him are David O. Selznick, Lauri Törni, Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay, Fan Noli, Aksel Sandemose, and Angelica Balabanoff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bernard Baruch ranks 1,373 out of 18,182Before him are Ken Kesey (1935), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Iris Apfel (1921), William Fichtner (1956), Percy Spencer (1894), and Hamilton O. Smith (1931). After him are Nettie Stevens (1861), Rex Stout (1886), David O. Selznick (1902), Conchata Ferrell (1943), Buck Henry (1930), and Annie Leibovitz (1949).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Bernard Baruch ranks 38Before him are Fred Trump (1905), Mike Markkula (1942), William Randolph Hearst (1863), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gordon Moore (1929), and Stan Kroenke (1947). After him are Walter Chrysler (1875), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861), John DeLorean (1925), Ethan Allen (1738), and Roger Ailes (1940).