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 July 2004 until his death in March 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 5,542,211 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). David Rockefeller is the 11th most popular businessperson (up from 13th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from United States (up from 151st in 2019) and the 5th 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 11 out of 604Before him are Cecil Rhodes, Warren Buffett, John D. Rockefeller, Ingvar Kamprad, George Soros, and Aristotle Onassis. After him are Vince McMahon, Ray Kroc, Sepp Blatter, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Carlos Slim, and Levi Strauss.

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Among people born in 1915, David Rockefeller ranks 6Before him are Édith Piaf, Augusto Pinochet, Frank Sinatra, Anthony Quinn, and Ingrid Bergman. After him are Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, Moshe Dayan, Orson Welles, Arthur Miller, and Eli Wallach. Among people deceased in 2017, David Rockefeller ranks 3Before him are Charles Manson and Roger Moore. After him are Helmut Kohl, Gene Cernan, Chuck Berry, Zygmunt Bauman, Stanislav Petrov, Salvatore Riina, Michael I of Romania, Hugh Hefner, and Jeanne Moreau.

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Among people born in United States, David Rockefeller ranks 108 out of 15,968Before him are Joan Baez (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), and Harrison Ford (1942). After him are Isadora Duncan (1877), Jim Morrison (1943), Sitting Bull (1831), Douglas MacArthur (1880), Milton Friedman (1912), and Ted Bundy (1946).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, David Rockefeller ranks 5Before him are Bill Gates (1955), Howard Hughes (1905), Warren Buffett (1930), and John D. Rockefeller (1839). After him are Vince McMahon (1945), Ray Kroc (1902), Colonel Sanders (1890), Hugh Hefner (1926), Tim Cook (1960), J. P. Morgan (1837), and J. Paul Getty (1892).