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Carlos Slim

1940 - Today

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Carlos Slim Helú (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos esˈlin eˈlu]; born 28 January 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Slim has received more than 8,845,699 page views. Her biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia. Carlos Slim is the 22nd most popular businessperson (down from 16th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Businessperson.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Carlos Slim ranks 22 out of 601Before her are Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Tim Cook, Colonel Sanders, Levi Strauss, Bernard Arnault, and Florentino Pérez. After her are Ludwig Erhard, Amancio Ortega, Muhammad Yunus, Ray Kroc, P. T. Barnum, and Adolf Dassler.

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Among people born in 1940, Carlos Slim ranks 15Before her are Saparmurat Niyazov, Ringo Starr, Michael Gambon, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and Frank Zappa. After her are Muhammad Yunus, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Joachim Gauck, J. M. Coetzee, Wangari Maathai, and Martin Sheen.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Carlos Slim ranks 7 out of 585Before her are Frida Kahlo (1907), Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), and Emiliano Zapata (1879). After her are Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (1946), and Cuauhtémoc (1495).


Among businesspeople born in Mexico, Carlos Slim ranks 1After her are Benito Archundia (1966) and Miguel de Icaza (1972).