Henry J. Heinz

1844 - 1919

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Henry John Heinz (October 11, 1844 – May 14, 1919) was an American entrepreneur who, at the age of 25, co-founded a small horseradish concern in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania. This business failed, but his second business expanded into tomato ketchup and other condiments, and ultimately became the internationally known H. J. Heinz Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was involved in the passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry J. Heinz has received more than 1,002,459 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Henry J. Heinz is the 193rd most popular businessperson (down from 174th in 2019), the 2,180th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,178th in 2019) and the 68th most popular Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Henry J. Heinz ranks 193 out of 601Before him are Karl Baedeker, George Gallup, Yves Rocher, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Uğur Şahin, and Maxwell Perkins. After him are Andrew Grove, King C. Gillette, Joe Weider, David Icke, Fredrik Idestam, and Axel Springer.

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Among people born in 1844, Henry J. Heinz ranks 33Before him are `Abdu'l-Bahá, Karl Lueger, Julius Wellhausen, Sophia Tolstaya, Saitō Hajime, and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon. After him are Adolf Engler, Mihály Munkácsy, Eduard Strasburger, Louis Riel, Minna Canth, and Thomas Eakins. Among people deceased in 1919, Henry J. Heinz ranks 49Before him are Vasily Chapayev, Peter Altenberg, Endre Ady, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Hugo Riemann, and Gustav Landauer. After him are Evelyn De Morgan, Feng Guozhang, Franz von Liszt, Hermann Weingärtner, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, and Adolf Hurwitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry J. Heinz ranks 2,180 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Smithson (1938), Fred Willard (1939), Whitey Bulger (1929), Alyssa Milano (1972), Tony Lip (1930), and Peter Agre (1949). After him are Maria Mitchell (1818), Neil Sedaka (1939), Robert Gallo (1937), Lisa Bonet (1967), Prescott Bush (1895), and James Bowie (1796).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Henry J. Heinz ranks 68Before him are Thomas J. Watson (1874), Ted Turner (1938), Jack Welch (1935), Sheldon Adelson (1933), George Gallup (1901), and Maxwell Perkins (1884). After him are King C. Gillette (1855), Chad Hurley (1977), Charlie Munger (1924), Erin Brockovich (1960), Hetty Green (1834), and Alice Walton (1949).