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 716,124 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Henry J. Heinz is the 174th most popular businessperson (down from 129th in 2019), the 2,179th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,635th in 2019) and the 60th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Henry J. Heinz ranks 174 out of 604. Before him are David Packard, Shin Kyuk-ho, Evangelos Zappas, Thomas Lipton, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, and Tomáš Baťa. After him are Paul Elvstrøm, Chris Gardner, John Jacob Astor, George Gallup, Peter Sauber, and Joe Weider.

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Among people born in 1844, Henry J. Heinz ranks 36Before him are Sophia Tolstaya, Adolf Engler, Saitō Hajime, Thomas Eakins, Édouard Branly, and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon. After him are Princess Françoise of Orléans, Joshua Slocum, Minna Canth, Vasily Polenov, Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Eduard Strasburger. Among people deceased in 1919, Henry J. Heinz ranks 52Before him are Raymonde de Laroche, Endre Ady, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, Peter Altenberg, Feng Guozhang, and Maria Theresa of Austria-Este. After him are Adolf Hurwitz, Gustav Landauer, Evelyn De Morgan, Adelina Patti, Louis Botha, and Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry J. Heinz ranks 2,179 out of 15,968. Before him are Robert Ballard (1942), Armand Assante (1949), Edwin Howard Armstrong (1890), Fred Durst (1970), Bud Powell (1924), and Griffin Dunne (1955). After him are Preston Tucker (1903), Neil Sedaka (1939), Roberta Flack (1937), Blythe Danner (1943), Prescott Bush (1895), and Aaron Russo (1943).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Henry J. Heinz ranks 60Before him are Roger Ailes (1940), Sheldon Adelson (1933), Jack Daniel (1850), John DeLorean (1925), Larry Silverstein (1931), and David Packard (1912). After him are Chris Gardner (1954), George Gallup (1901), King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), and Rex Tillerson (1952).