David Ogilvy

1911 - 1999

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David Mackenzie Ogilvy (; 23 June 1911 – 21 July 1999) was a British advertising tycoon, founder of Ogilvy & Mather, and known as the "Father of Advertising". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Ogilvy has received more than 62,812 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. David Ogilvy is the 1,778th most popular writer (up from 1,799th in 2019), the 1,385th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,365th in 2019) and the 159th most popular British Writer.

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  • 21

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Among writers, David Ogilvy ranks 1,778 out of 5,794Before him are Langston Hughes, Henri de Régnier, Ichiyō Higuchi, Xu Shen, Abdul-Qādir Bedil, and Cristóbal de Morales. After him are Margarete Buber-Neumann, Raymond E. Feist, Li He, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, Handrij Zejler, and Bharata Muni.

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Among people born in 1911, David Ogilvy ranks 85Before him are Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Hubert Humphrey, William Stuart-Houston, Andor Lilienthal, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Viktor Barna. After him are Simone Simon, André Claveau, Hans von Ohain, Prince Carl Bernadotte, André Leroi-Gourhan, and Lucille Ball. Among people deceased in 1999, David Ogilvy ranks 68Before him are Barış Manço, Edward Dmytryk, Ilmari Juutilainen, Victor Mature, Sebastian Haffner, and Saul Steinberg. After him are Paul Bowles, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Heinz G. Konsalik, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, Phaedon Gizikis, and Maurice Couve de Murville.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Ogilvy ranks 1,385 out of 6,924Before him are Michael Anderson (1920), Bernie Taupin (1950), John Wilkins (1614), Anthony Daniels (1946), Alan Bates (1934), and Peter Burke (1937). After him are Samuel Bellamy (1689), Reginald Lee (1870), Edward Frankland (1825), John Gould (1804), Peter Mayhew (1944), and Frances Shand Kydd (1936).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, David Ogilvy ranks 159Before him are Philip Sidney (1554), Gerald Gardner (1884), Ted Hughes (1930), David Lodge (1935), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), and Michael Jackson (1942). After him are Patrick O'Brian (1914), James Herriot (1916), Edward Young (1683), Arthur Machen (1863), Thomas Wyatt (1503), and Christopher Isherwood (1904).