Henry Cole

1808 - 1882

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Sir Henry Cole FRSA (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was a British civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in the 19th century in the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Cole has received more than 305,698 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Henry Cole is the 368th most popular businessperson (down from 349th in 2019), the 3,041st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,216th in 2019) and the 24th most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Henry Cole ranks 368 out of 604Before him are Sumner Redstone, Jim Walton, S. Robson Walton, Brendan Eich, Kim Dotcom, and Gene Haas. After him are Henry Luce, Michael Dell, Eduardo Saverin, James Buchanan Duke, Steve Chen, and Anders Frisk.

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Among people born in 1808, Henry Cole ranks 46Before him are Josef Kajetán Tyl, Johann Kaspar Bluntschli, Cristina Trivulzio Belgiojoso, James Nasmyth, Auguste Franchomme, and Pyotr Chikhachyov. After him are Rodolfo Amando Philippi, Salmon P. Chase, Henry Edward Manning, Constantin Negruzzi, John Taylor, and Hugh Falconer. Among people deceased in 1882, Henry Cole ranks 60Before him are Theodor Kullak, William Shanks, Charles Wyville Thomson, Franz von Schober, James Challis, and Ernest Courtot de Cissey. After him are Ion Andreescu, William Harrison Ainsworth, Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, James Spriggs Payne, Richard Henry Dana Jr., and Edward Bouverie Pusey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Cole ranks 3,041 out of 6,924Before him are Philip Barker-Webb (1793), Andrew Loog Oldham (1944), Jerome Flynn (1963), John Callen (1946), John Richardson (1787), and Ron Atkinson (1939). After him are Rebecca Clarke (1886), Arthur Bliss (1891), Zoie Palmer (null), Ben Chaplin (1969), Melanie C (1974), and Marie Spartali Stillman (1844).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Henry Cole ranks 24Before him are John McAfee (1945), Ken Aston (1915), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), Jim Marshall (1923), Isabella Beeton (1836), and Neil Aspinall (1941). After him are Anita Roddick (1942), David Richards (1952), Fred Karno (1866), William McGregor (1846), Andrew Planche (1727), and Mark Thatcher (1953).