Edward Cave

1691 - 1754

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Edward Cave (27 February 1691 – 10 January 1754) was an English printer, editor and publisher. He coined the term "magazine" for a periodical, founding The Gentleman's Magazine in 1731, and was the first publisher to successfully fashion a wide-ranging publication.The son of a cobbler, Cave was born in Newton near Rugby, Warwickshire and attended Rugby School, but was expelled after being accused of stealing from the headmaster Henry Holyoake. He worked at a variety of jobs, including timber merchant, reporter and printer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Cave has received more than 48,166 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Edward Cave is the 236th most popular businessperson (down from 205th in 2019), the 1,805th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,646th in 2019) and the 15th most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Edward Cave ranks 236 out of 604Before him are Arnon Milchan, Arthur Guinness, Lamine Diack, Frits Philips, Henry E. Steinway, and Lee Shau-kee. After him are Charles Pathé, Edwin Drake, Serge Dassault, Mukesh Ambani, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, and Alfred P. Sloan.

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Among people born in 1691, Edward Cave ranks 6Before him are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Philip Miller, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, and Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Francesco Feo and Mir Jafar. Among people deceased in 1754, Edward Cave ranks 11Before him are Henry Fielding, Maria Anna of Austria, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Jacopo Riccati, Henry Pelham, and Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este. After him are Wu Jingzi, Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Philippe Néricault Destouches, and James Gibbs.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Cave ranks 1,805 out of 6,924Before him are Joan of the Tower (1321), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), John Michell (1724), FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788), Frederick Abel (1827), and Richard Long (1945). After him are John Mandeville (1300), Clive Burr (1957), Billy Connolly (1942), Ally McCoist (1962), Laura Ashley (1925), and Edward Daniel Clarke (1769).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Edward Cave ranks 15Before him are Stanley Rous (1895), David Icke (1952), Ron Dennis (1947), Thomas Lipton (1848), Vidal Sassoon (1928), and Edward Colston (1636). After him are B. C. Forbes (1880), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), John McAfee (1945), Ken Aston (1915), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), and Jim Marshall (1923).