Elizabeth Arden

1878 - 1966

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Florence Nightingale Graham (December 31, 1881 – October 18, 1966), who went by the business name Elizabeth Arden, was a Canadian-American businesswoman who founded what is now Elizabeth Arden, Inc., and built a cosmetics empire in the United States. By 1929, she owned 150 salons in Europe and the United States. Her 1,000 products were being sold in 22 countries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Arden has received more than 1,102,031 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Elizabeth Arden is the 116th most popular businessperson (down from 105th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Canada (down from 50th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Businessperson.

Elizabeth Arden is most famous for her cosmetics and skin care products.

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Among businesspeople, Elizabeth Arden ranks 116 out of 604Before her are Louis Vuitton, Louis Chevrolet, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Ted Turner, William Boeing, and Iwasaki Yatarō. After her are Eusebi Güell, Bernard Baruch, Massimo Moratti, John Langenus, Walter Chrysler, and Uli Hoeneß.

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Among people born in 1878, Elizabeth Arden ranks 28Before her are Alexander von Falkenhausen, Shigeru Yoshida, Arthur Scherbius, Clemens August Graf von Galen, Louis Chevrolet, and P. D. Ouspensky. After her are Yakov Yurovsky, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Eileen Gray, Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, Jan Łukasiewicz, and James Oliver Curwood. Among people deceased in 1966, Elizabeth Arden ranks 42Before her are Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Charlotte Cooper, Abdul Salam Arif, Alfred Naujocks, Hannes Kolehmainen, and Lao She. After her are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Erwin Piscator, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Frank Lentini, and Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski.

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Among people born in Canada, Elizabeth Arden ranks 54 out of 1,130Before her are Charles Taylor (1931), Donald O. Hebb (1904), Joni Mitchell (1943), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Glenn Ford (1916), and Conrad Bain (1923). After her are Drake (1986), Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (1943), Sidney Altman (1939), Arthur B. McDonald (1943), Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), and Ryan Gosling (1980).


Among businesspeople born in Canada, Elizabeth Arden ranks 1After her are Joe Weider (1919), Guy Laliberté (1959), Samuel Cunard (1787), Stephen Elop (1963), and Jade Raymond (1975).