Giovanni Agnelli

1866 - 1945

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Giovanni Agnelli (13 August 1866 – 16 December 1945) was an Italian businessman, who founded Fiat car manufacturing in 1899. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Agnelli has received more than 635,819 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Giovanni Agnelli is the 58th most popular businessperson (down from 48th in 2019), the 730th most popular biography from Italy (down from 604th in 2019) and the 4th 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 58 out of 604Before him are Aga Khan IV, Joan Gamper, J. Bruce Ismay, Calouste Gulbenkian, Robert McNamara, and Paul Allen. After him are Margaret Hamilton, Rupert Murdoch, Li Ka-shing, Fred Trump, Dietrich Mateschitz, and Lee Byung-chul.

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Among people born in 1866, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 13Before him are Thomas Hunt Morgan, Beatrix Potter, Benedetto Croce, Alfred Werner, Hans von Seeckt, and Aby Warburg. After him are Ferruccio Busoni, Anne Sullivan, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Charles Nicolle, Butch Cassidy, and Jacinto Benavente. Among people deceased in 1945, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 56Before him are Franz Werfel, Hans Fischer, Karl Hanke, Karl-Otto Koch, Stefan Banach, and Georg Elser. After him are Odilo Globočnik, Robert H. Goddard, Vladimir Vernadsky, Kurt Knispel, Arthur Nebe, and Fumimaro Konoe.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 730 out of 4,088Before him are Nicola Pisano (1225), Giacomo Leopardi (1798), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Peter Lombard (1096), Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798), and Angela Merici (1474). After him are William II of Sicily (1153), Richard Rogers (1933), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Desiderius (710), Louise of Orléans (1812), and Persius (34).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Giovanni Agnelli ranks 4Before him are Cosimo de' Medici (1389), Ettore Bugatti (1881), and Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916). After him are Guccio Gucci (1881), Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Massimo Moratti (1945), Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947), Aurelio Peccei (1908), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), and Piero Ferrari (1945).