Carl Laemmle

1867 - 1939

Carl Laemmle

Carl Laemmle ( (listen); born Karl Lämmle; January 17, 1867 – September 24, 1939) was a German-born film producer and the founder and, until 1934, owner of Universal Pictures. He produced or worked on over 400 films. Regarded as one of the most important of the early film pioneers, Laemmle was born in what is now Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Laemmle has received more than 379,901 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 162nd most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Carl Laemmle ranks 164 out of 481Before him are Giovanni Battista Caproni, Evangelos Zappas, Josep Lluís Núñez, John Sculley, John Jacob Astor, and Robert Monroe. After him are Andrew Grove, Yingluck Shinawatra, King C. Gillette, Phil Knight, Charles Pathé, and Josep Maria Bartomeu.

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Among people born in 1867, Carl Laemmle ranks 52Before him are Charles Fabry, Charles Koechlin, Antti Aarne, Masaoka Shiki, Marcel Schwob, and Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Julien Benda, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Arthur Rackham, Henry L. Stimson, and Cy Young. Among people deceased in 1939, Carl Laemmle ranks 43Before him are Wu Peifu, Louis Trousselier, Otto Wels, Norman Bethune, Max Skladanowsky, and Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz. After him are Evald Aav, Oscar Milosz, Roman Dmowski, Arthur Rackham, Grigori Sokolnikov, and Isaak Brodsky.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Laemmle ranks 1,637 out of 3,763Before him are Fastrada (765), Gustav von Schmoller (1838), Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1764), Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765), Jürgen Moltmann (1926), and Joachim Schepke (1912). After him are Otto Brunfels (1488), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Franz Aepinus (1724), Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662), Friedrich Wieck (1785), and Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (1723).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Carl Laemmle ranks 17Before him are Paul Reuter (1816), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777), Uli Hoeneß (1952), Karl Albrecht (1920), Maurice de Hirsch (1831), and John Jacob Astor (1763). After him are Theo Albrecht (1922), Hans Riegel (1923), Martin Winterkorn (1947), Adolf Merckle (1934), Kim Dotcom (1974), and Susanne Klatten (1962).

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