Brian Epstein

1934 - 1967

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Brian Samuel Epstein (; 19 September 1934 – 27 August 1967) was a British music entrepreneur who managed the Beatles from 1962 until his death. He was referred to as the "Fifth Beatle" due to his role in the group's business affairs, image and rise to global fame. Epstein was born into a family of successful retailers in Liverpool, who put him in charge of their music shop, where he displayed a gift for talent-spotting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Epstein has received more than 2,864,618 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Brian Epstein is the 73rd most popular businessperson (up from 86th in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 666th in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Businessperson.

Brian Epstein was the Beatles' manager. He was most famous for helping the Beatles become one of the most popular bands in the world.

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Among businesspeople, Brian Epstein ranks 73 out of 604Before him are Martin Cooper, Frank Williams, Richard Branson, Bertha Benz, Benjamin Guggenheim, and Kiichiro Toyoda. After him are Stanley Ho, Ronald Wayne, Jakob Fugger, Sung Jae-gi, Helena Rubinstein, and Jack Ma.

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Among people born in 1934, Brian Epstein ranks 41Before him are Georges Moustaki, Roman Herzog, Tarcisio Bertone, Bill Bixby, Per Olov Enquist, and Larisa Latynina. After him are Ronald Wayne, Niklaus Wirth, Stanislav Shushkevich, John L. Hall, Louise Fletcher, and Jan Švankmajer. Among people deceased in 1967, Brian Epstein ranks 26Before him are Johannes Itten, Casimir Funk, Rodion Malinovsky, Wolfgang Köhler, Richard Kuhn, and Jayne Mansfield. After him are Hermann Joseph Muller, Luigi Tenco, Robert van Gulik, Otis Redding, John Cockcroft, and Violeta Parra.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Epstein ranks 579 out of 6,924Before him are William Stanley Jevons (1835), David Hockney (1937), Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855), George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), and Muriel Spark (1918). After him are Denis Law (1940), Fred Perry (1909), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964), Tony Buzan (1942), and Desmond Llewelyn (1914).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Brian Epstein ranks 8Before him are Andrew Carnegie (1835), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Thomas Cook (1808), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Frank Williams (1942), and Richard Branson (1950). After him are Stanley Rous (1895), David Icke (1952), Ron Dennis (1947), Thomas Lipton (1848), Vidal Sassoon (1928), and Edward Colston (1636).