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David Rockefeller

1915 - 2017

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David Rockefeller (June 12, 1915 – March 20, 2017) was an American investment banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from 2004 until his death in 2017. Rockefeller was the fifth son and youngest child of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and a grandson of John D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Rockefeller has received more than 5,851,261 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). David Rockefeller is the 15th most popular businessperson (down from 11th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from United States (down from 108th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Businessperson.

David Rockefeller was an American banker and philanthropist who was the chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. Rockefeller was noted for his wide-ranging political connections and foreign travel, as well as for his support for arts and humanities.

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Among businesspeople, David Rockefeller ranks 15 out of 601Before him are Ingvar Kamprad, Sepp Blatter, George Soros, Vince McMahon, Aristotle Onassis, and Cosimo de' Medici. After him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Tim Cook, Colonel Sanders, Levi Strauss, Bernard Arnault, and Florentino Pérez.

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Among people born in 1915, David Rockefeller ranks 9Before him are Frank Sinatra, Anthony Quinn, Ingrid Bergman, Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, and Moshe Dayan. After him are Orson Welles, Paul Samuelson, Eli Wallach, Billie Holiday, Arthur Miller, and Jerome Bruner. Among people deceased in 2017, David Rockefeller ranks 8Before him are Helmut Kohl, Roger Moore, Stanislav Petrov, Zygmunt Bauman, Michael I of Romania, and Gene Cernan. After him are Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jeanne Moreau, Salvatore Riina, Raymond Kopa, Chuck Berry, and Jalal Talabani.

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Among people born in United States, David Rockefeller ranks 204 out of 18,182Before him are Gene Cernan (1934), Ben Affleck (1972), B. F. Skinner (1904), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803), Barry White (1944), and Henry Fonda (1905). After him are Christopher Reeve (1952), Edward Thorndike (1874), Jesse Owens (1913), Mel Gibson (1956), Philip K. Dick (1928), and Charlton Heston (1923).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, David Rockefeller ranks 7Before him are Howard Hughes (1905), Bill Gates (1955), John D. Rockefeller (1839), Warren Buffett (1930), Jeff Bezos (1964), and Vince McMahon (1945). After him are Tim Cook (1960), Colonel Sanders (1890), Ray Kroc (1902), P. T. Barnum (1810), Steve Ballmer (1956), and Hugh Hefner (1926).