Edsel Ford

1893 - 1943

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Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, 1893 – May 26, 1943) was an American business executive and philanthropist who was the son of pioneering industrialist Henry Ford and his wife, Clara Jane Bryant. He was the president of Ford Motor Company from 1919 until his death in 1943. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edsel Ford has received more than 2,501,722 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Edsel Ford is the 203rd most popular businessperson (up from 231st in 2019), the 2,492nd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,259th in 2019) and the 70th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Edsel Ford ranks 203 out of 604Before him are Umberto Agnelli, Hetty Green, Mike Markkula, Bill Hewlett, Ivar Kreuger, and Fredrik Idestam. After him are Piero Ferrari, Yingluck Shinawatra, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Robert Monroe, and Edward Colston.

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Among people born in 1893, Edsel Ford ranks 87Before him are Gillis Grafström, Vera Brittain, Ben Hecht, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Israel Joshua Singer, and Alexander Korda. After him are Alois Hába, Bai Chongxi, Madeleine Astor, William Moulton Marston, Clark Ashton Smith, and Henry Murray. Among people deceased in 1943, Edsel Ford ranks 67Before him are Christoph Probst, Giuseppe Terragni, Alexander Schmorell, Hans Woellke, Wilhelm Kube, and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. After him are Frank Nitti, Senjūrō Hayashi, Jane Avril, Aimo Cajander, Zabel Yesayan, and Akira Matsunaga.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edsel Ford ranks 2,492 out of 15,968Before him are Andrew Cunanan (1969), Laurie Holden (1969), Percy Sledge (1941), Angelo Dundee (1921), Erroll Garner (1923), and Rob Reiner (1947). After him are Paul Michael Glaser (1943), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981), John McTiernan (1951), Joan Didion (1934), and J. Presper Eckert (1919).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Edsel Ford ranks 70Before him are Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Rex Tillerson (1952), Hetty Green (1834), Mike Markkula (1942), and Bill Hewlett (1913). After him are Robert Monroe (1915), John Sculley (1939), David Koch (1940), William C. Durant (1861), Charlie Munger (1924), and Eric Schmidt (1955).