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Charles Koch

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Charles de Ganahl Koch (; born November 1, 1935) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. As of August 2021, he was ranked as the 20th-richest person in the world on Bloomberg Billionaires Index, with an estimated net worth of $61.1 billion. Koch has been co-owner, chairman, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries since 1967, while his late brother David Koch served as executive vice president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Koch has received more than 4,024,968 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Charles Koch is the 225th most popular businessperson (down from 172nd in 2019), the 2,820th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,202nd in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Charles Koch ranks 225 out of 604Before him are Sergio Marchionne, Albert Kahn, Jordi Cuixart, Charlie Munger, Félicien Kabuga, and Eric Schmidt. After him are Erin Brockovich, Paul Castellano, David Stern, Lazare Ponticelli, Arnon Milchan, and Arthur Guinness.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Charles Koch ranks 140Before him are Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Helmut Lachenmann, Don Norman, Inger Christensen, Mohamed Choukri, and Roger B. Chaffee. After him are Walter De Maria, Samak Sundaravej, Ghita Nørby, Lajos Tichy, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, and Michael Walzer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Koch ranks 2,820 out of 15,968Before him are Megan Fox (1986), Al Martino (1927), Dan Flavin (1933), Roy Cohn (1927), Henry Wilson (1812), and Gloria Grahame (1923). After him are David Huddleston (1930), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), Jim Bridger (1804), Leon Uris (1924), Philip Kaufman (1936), and John Landis (1950).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Charles Koch ranks 77Before him are Robert Monroe (1915), John Sculley (1939), David Koch (1940), William C. Durant (1861), Charlie Munger (1924), and Eric Schmidt (1955). After him are Erin Brockovich (1960), Paul Castellano (1915), David Stern (1942), Edwin Drake (1819), Alfred P. Sloan (1875), and Kirk Kerkorian (1917).

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