George Gallup

1901 - 1984

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George Horace Gallup (November 18, 1901 – July 26, 1984) was an American pioneer of survey sampling techniques and inventor of the Gallup poll, a successful statistical method of survey sampling for measuring public opinion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Gallup has received more than 195,771 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). George Gallup is the 178th most popular businessperson (down from 144th in 2019), the 2,232nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,789th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, George Gallup ranks 178 out of 604Before him are Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Tomáš Baťa, Henry J. Heinz, Paul Elvstrøm, Chris Gardner, and John Jacob Astor. After him are Peter Sauber, Joe Weider, King C. Gillette, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Steve Fossett, and Josep Lluís Núñez.

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Among people born in 1901, George Gallup ranks 88Before him are Gino Cervi, Pier Giorgio Frassati, Alexander Fadeyev, Chen Yi, Infante Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, and Miklós Nyiszli. After him are Margarete Buber-Neumann, Joe Davis, Maxwell D. Taylor, Ub Iwerks, Jean Prouvé, and Marino Marini. Among people deceased in 1984, George Gallup ranks 66Before him are Lee Krasner, Richard Brautigan, Marcel Janco, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Rodrigo Lara, and Eduardo De Filippo. After him are George Gaylord Simpson, José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Jean Prouvé, Aurelio Peccei, Chaïm Perelman, and El Santo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Gallup ranks 2,232 out of 15,968Before him are Rip Torn (1931), Woody Strode (1914), Morton Feldman (1926), John Heard (1946), Kirsten Dunst (1982), and Chubby Checker (1941). After him are George Reeves (1914), Raymond E. Feist (1945), Marvin Harris (1927), Myrna Loy (1905), George Gaylord Simpson (1902), and Charles Duke (1935).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, George Gallup ranks 62Before him are Jack Daniel (1850), John DeLorean (1925), Larry Silverstein (1931), David Packard (1912), Henry J. Heinz (1844), and Chris Gardner (1954). After him are King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Rex Tillerson (1952), Hetty Green (1834), and Mike Markkula (1942).