Bill Hewlett

1913 - 2001

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William Redington Hewlett ( HEW-lit; May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was an American engineer and the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Hewlett has received more than 477,469 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Bill Hewlett is the 200th most popular businessperson (down from 173rd in 2019), the 2,468th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,213th in 2019) and the 69th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Bill Hewlett ranks 200 out of 604Before him are Theo Albrecht, Friedrich Bayer, Karl Baedeker, Umberto Agnelli, Hetty Green, and Mike Markkula. After him are Ivar Kreuger, Fredrik Idestam, Edsel Ford, Piero Ferrari, Yingluck Shinawatra, and Jorge Paulo Lemann.

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Among people born in 1913, Bill Hewlett ranks 103Before him are Heinrich Bär, Álvaro Cunhal, Pinetop Perkins, Mary Leakey, Lucien Goldmann, and Charles Berlitz. After him are Alexander Marinesko, Hélio Gracie, Reinhard Hardegen, Malietoa Tanumafili II, Georgy Flyorov, and Véra Clouzot. Among people deceased in 2001, Bill Hewlett ranks 70Before him are Luis Carniglia, Liisi Oterma, Marvin Harris, Jaroslav Drobný, Juan Bosch, and Marcos Pérez Jiménez. After him are Giuseppe Sinopoli, John Phillips, Nikos Sampson, Stefan Heym, Francisco Varela, and Alexey Maresyev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Hewlett ranks 2,468 out of 15,968Before him are William H. Seward (1801), Hetty Green (1834), Charles Whitman (1941), Paul H. O'Neill (1935), Mike Markkula (1942), and Will Ferrell (1967). After him are Fred Ward (1942), George Chakiris (1934), Ira Gershwin (1896), Robert D. Putnam (1941), Suzanne Collins (1962), and Pauley Perrette (1969).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Bill Hewlett ranks 69Before him are King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Rex Tillerson (1952), Hetty Green (1834), and Mike Markkula (1942). After him are Edsel Ford (1893), Robert Monroe (1915), John Sculley (1939), David Koch (1940), William C. Durant (1861), and Charlie Munger (1924).