Carlos Slim

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Carlos Slim Helú (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos esˈlim 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 8,186,477 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Carlos Slim is the 16th most popular businessperson (up from 17th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Mexico and the most popular Mexican Businessperson.

Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and CEO of Telmex, América Móvil, and Grupo Carso. With a net worth of $77.1 billion as of March 2017, he is the richest person in Mexico and the world.

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Among businesspeople, Carlos Slim ranks 16 out of 604Before him are Aristotle Onassis, David Rockefeller, Vince McMahon, Ray Kroc, Sepp Blatter, and Ferdinand von Zeppelin. After him are Levi Strauss, Muhammad Yunus, Adolf Dassler, Cosimo de' Medici, Amancio Ortega, and Ludwig Erhard.

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Among people born in 1940, Carlos Slim ranks 10Before him are Al Pacino, Margrethe II of Denmark, Ringo Starr, Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, and Michael Gambon. After him are Muhammad Yunus, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Frank Zappa, Saparmurat Niyazov, and Bartholomew I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Mexico, Carlos Slim ranks 6 out of 487Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907), Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), and Geronimo (1829). After him are Emiliano Zapata (1879), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Cuauhtémoc (1495), and Octavio Paz (1914).


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