Giovanni Agnelli

1866 - 1945

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Giovanni Agnelli (13 August 1866 – 16 December 1945) was an Italian businessman, cofounder Fiat S.p.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Agnelli has received more than 860,110 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Giovanni Agnelli is the 53rd most popular businessperson (up from 54th in 2019), the 624th most popular biography from Italy (up from 660th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Businessperson.

Giovanni Agnelli was most famous for being the founder of Fiat, one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world.

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Among businesspeople, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 53 out of 847Before him are Boris Berezovsky, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Robert Kiyosaki, Dietrich Mateschitz, Otto Frank, and Ray Kroc. After him are Rudolf Dassler, Jakob Fugger, Henri Nestlé, Robert Bosch, Martin Cooper, and Sergei Diaghilev.

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Among people born in 1866, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 11Before him are Erik Satie, H. G. Wells, Antoine Meillet, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Alfred Werner, and Benedetto Croce. After him are Aby Warburg, Hans von Seeckt, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Charles Nicolle, Ferruccio Busoni, and Jacinto Benavente. Among people deceased in 1945, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 39Before him are Emil Hácha, Robert Ley, Hans Fischer, Stefan Banach, Hans Krebs, and Roland Freisler. After him are Friedrich Fromm, Francis William Aston, Ernst Busch, Vladimir Vernadsky, Franz Werfel, and Oskar Dirlewanger.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 624 out of 5,161Before him are Domenico Cimarosa (1749), Olybrius (400), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), Andrew III of Hungary (1265), and Giuliano Gemma (1938). After him are Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860), Pope Stephen II (715), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Kurt Schuschnigg (1897), and Virna Lisi (1936).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 5Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Cosimo de' Medici (1389), Guccio Gucci (1881), and Ettore Bugatti (1881). After him are Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Piero Ferrari (1945), Massimo Moratti (1945), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), Giovanni di Cosimo de' Medici (1421), and Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947).