Henry Luce

1898 - 1967

Henry Luce

Henry Robinson Luce (April 3, 1898 – February 28, 1967) was an American magazine magnate who was called "the most influential private citizen in the America of his day". He launched and closely supervised a stable of magazines that transformed journalism and the reading habits of millions of Americans. Time summarized and interpreted the week's news; Life was a picture magazine of politics, culture, and society that dominated American visual perceptions in the era before television; Fortune reported on national and international business; and Sports Illustrated explored the world of sports. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Luce has received more than 442,452 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 287th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Henry Luce ranks 292 out of 481Before him are Pierre Veyron, Oleg Deripaska, Jean-Michel Aulas, Satya Nadella, Neil Aspinall, and Kim Dotcom. After him are Howard Schultz, Jamie Hyneman, Jared Kushner, John Templeton, Linda McMahon, and Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Among people born in 1898, Henry Luce ranks 148Before him are Renée Adorée, Eero Lehtonen, Mitchell Leisen, Hal B. Wallis, Simon Vestdijk, and Félix Sesúmaga. After him are Eero Berg, Dorothy Gish, Shirley Booth, Eduard Wiiralt, Charlotte Moore Sitterly, and Bessie Love. Among people deceased in 1967, Henry Luce ranks 152Before him are Arthur Ransome, Fatima Jinnah, Charles Bickford, Gigi Meroni, Ciro Alegría, and Francis Spellman. After him are Vilho Tuulos, Óscar Diego Gestido, Hans Jacob Nielsen, Clifton Williams, Ann Sheridan, and Mischa Auer.

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Among people born in China, Henry Luce ranks 631 out of 921Before him are Tang Jiaxuan (1938), Chögyam Trungpa (1939), Huang Ju (1938), Zhang Gaoli (1946), Li Zhaoxing (1940), and John Dobson (1915). After him are Derek Parfit (1942), Li Yuanchao (1950), Hu Zhengyan (1584), Bei Dao (1949), Liu Yandong (1945), and Zhou Xiaochuan (null).


Among businesspeople born in China, Henry Luce ranks 6Before him are Li Ka-shing (1928), Jack Ma (1964), Rebiya Kadeer (1946), Lee Shau-kee (1929), and Li Ning (1963). After him are Ma Huateng (1971), Lei Jun (1969), Meng Wanzhou (1972), and Yang Huiyan (1981).

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