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Elizabeth Arden

1878 - 1966

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Elizabeth Arden (born Florence Nightingale Graham; December 31, 1881 – October 18, 1966) 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 1,231,753 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Elizabeth Arden is the 104th most popular businessperson (up from 116th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Canada (up from 54th 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 104 out of 601Before her are Gianni Infantino, William Boeing, Lee Iacocca, Christophe Plantin, Fred Trump, and Mike Markkula. After her are Brian Epstein, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Chung Ju-yung, Pierre Bergé, James Mayer de Rothschild, and Alisher Usmanov.

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Among people born in 1878, Elizabeth Arden ranks 27Before her are Shigeru Yoshida, Gemma Galgani, Louis Chevrolet, Yakov Yurovsky, Eileen Gray, and Alexander von Falkenhausen. After her are Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Arthur Scherbius, P. D. Ouspensky, Léon Werth, Marcel Grossmann, and Jan Łukasiewicz. Among people deceased in 1966, Elizabeth Arden ranks 34Before her are Abdul Salam Arif, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Chang Myon, Herbert Gille, Alexander von Falkenhausen, and Alfred Naujocks. After her are Gino Severini, Charlotte Cooper, D. T. Suzuki, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Hannes Kolehmainen, and Cléo de Mérode.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Elizabeth Arden ranks 49 out of 1,350Before her are Jim Peebles (1935), Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), Lois Maxwell (1927), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), and Charles Taylor (1931). After her are Geneviève Bujold (1942), Arthur B. McDonald (1943), Drake (1986), Ralph M. Steinman (1943), James Randi (1928), and Donald O. Hebb (1904).


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