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Charles Dow

1851 - 1902

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Charles Henry Dow (; November 6, 1851 – December 4, 1902) was an American journalist who co-founded Dow Jones & Company with Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser. Dow also co-founded The Wall Street Journal, which has become one of the most respected financial publications in the world. He also invented the Dow Jones Industrial Average as part of his research into market movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Dow has received more than 438,292 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Charles Dow is the 27th most popular journalist (down from 22nd in 2019), the 2,216th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,985th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Journalist.

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Among journalists, Charles Dow ranks 27 out of 127Before him are Jean-Marie Balestre, Gareth Jones, Aenne Burda, Margaret Bourke-White, Jeremy Clarkson, and Kevin Carter. After him are David Seymour, Eddie Adams, Christopher Hitchens, Edgar Snow, Victor Noir, and Joe Rosenthal.

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Among people born in 1851, Charles Dow ranks 28Before him are Alexander, Prince of Orange, Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, George Francis FitzGerald, Bernardino Machado, Doc Holliday, and Emilia Pardo Bazán. After him are Franz von Liszt, Guillaume Bigourdan, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Jacobus Kapteyn, and Theodor Lipps. Among people deceased in 1902, Charles Dow ranks 20Before him are Albert of Saxony, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Henryk Siemiradzki, Albert Bierstadt, John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, and Masaoka Shiki. After him are Jacint Verdaguer, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Prudente de Morais, and Imre Steindl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Dow ranks 2,216 out of 18,182Before him are Henry A. Wallace (1888), Katey Sagal (1954), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Judd Hirsch (1935), Chazz Palminteri (1952), and Bill Conti (1942). After him are Ben Johnson (1918), John Frusciante (1970), Oliver Winchester (1810), David Letterman (1947), Daryl Hannah (1960), and Cloris Leachman (1926).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Charles Dow ranks 9Before him are Dorothea Lange (1895), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Lee Miller (1907), Steve McCurry (1950), Walker Evans (1903), and Margaret Bourke-White (1904). After him are Eddie Adams (1933), Edgar Snow (1905), Joe Rosenthal (1911), Marie Colvin (1956), James Nachtwey (1948), and Eve Arnold (1912).