David Ogilvy

1911 - 1999

David Ogilvy

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 57,643 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,803rd most popular writer.

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  • 58k

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  • 54.68

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, David Ogilvy ranks 1,800 out of 4,883Before him are Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Mukhtar Auezov, Heinrich Glarean, Djuna Barnes, Abraham ibn Daud, and Guillaume de Lorris. After him are Petar Kočić, Sanai, Berthold Auerbach, Marianne Weber, Mariano José de Larra, and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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Among people born in 1911, David Ogilvy ranks 81Before him are Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Roberto Matta, Hubert Humphrey, André Leroi-Gourhan, Józef Cyrankiewicz, and Jehan Alain. After him are Andor Lilienthal, Lucille Ball, Viktor Barna, Herta Oberheuser, Jean-Pierre Aumont, and Hans Woellke. Among people deceased in 1999, David Ogilvy ranks 65Before him are Ilmari Juutilainen, Alfredo Kraus, Gyula Zsengellér, Sebastian Haffner, Maurice Couve de Murville, and Paul Bowles. After him are DeForest Kelley, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Leon Štukelj, Heinz G. Konsalik, Alf Ramsey, and Pierre Bézier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Ogilvy ranks 1,367 out of 5,347Before him are Michael Jackson (1942), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Charlie Whiting (1952), Frank Oz (1944), John Alcock (1892), and Josiah Wedgwood (1730). After him are P. F. Strawson (1919), Johnny Clegg (1953), Ciarán Hinds (1953), John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford (1389), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), and William Sealy Gosset (1876).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, David Ogilvy ranks 158Before him are Colin Dexter (1930), Lord Alfred Douglas (1870), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Philip Sidney (1554), and Michael Jackson (1942). After him are John Webster (1578), Patrick O'Brian (1914), Hugh Lofting (1886), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Arthur Machen (1863), and Christopher Isherwood (1904).