Eli Lilly

1838 - 1898

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Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmacist, chemist, and businessman who founded the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation. Lilly enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War and recruited a company of men to serve with him in the 18th Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery. He was later promoted to major and then colonel, and was given command of the 9th Regiment Indiana Cavalry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eli Lilly has received more than 448,278 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Eli Lilly is the 393rd most popular businessperson, the 6,090th most popular biography from United States and the 138th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Eli Lilly ranks 393 out of 604Before him are John Munro Longyear, George Peabody, Harvey S. Firestone, John Templeton, Gigi Becali, and Jorma Ollila. After him are Arkady Rotenberg, Eike Batista, Thierry Breton, David Richards, Mark Cuban, and Jawed Karim.

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Among people born in 1838, Eli Lilly ranks 79Before him are Gotō Shōjirō, Ferdinand Zirkel, Gustav Neumann, Adam Asnyk, James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, and Sherburne Wesley Burnham. After him are Stefanos Skouloudis, Henry Hobson Richardson, Alexander Veselovsky, Marc Delafontaine, Duleep Singh, and Marin Drinov. Among people deceased in 1898, Eli Lilly ranks 56Before him are Calixto García, George Allman, Hermann Wilhelm Vogel, Emil Hartmann, Ángel Ganivet, and Félix María Zuloaga. After him are Hieronymous Theodor Richter, Osbert Salvin, James Hall, Henry Liddell, Wilford Woodruff, and Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eli Lilly ranks 6,090 out of 15,968Before him are Jennifer Hudson (1981), Doug Hutchison (1960), Edward Everett (1794), Lhasa de Sela (1972), Billy Barty (1924), and Wiz Khalifa (1987). After him are Edward Cook (1888), Zero Mostel (1915), Granville Woods (1856), Forrest Smithson (1884), Joe Jonas (1989), and Rachel Ticotin (1958).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Eli Lilly ranks 138Before him are Bob Lazar (1959), Reed Hastings (1960), John Munro Longyear (1850), George Peabody (1795), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), and John Templeton (1912). After him are Mark Cuban (1958), Henry Clay Frick (1849), Lawrence Roberts (1937), Jared Kushner (1981), Laurene Powell Jobs (1963), and Helen Walton (1919).