Hugh Hefner

1926 - 2017

Hugh Hefner

Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and articles which provoked charges of obscenity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Hefner has received more than 15,756,841 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular businessperson.

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  • 4.99

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Among businesspeople, Hugh Hefner ranks 32 out of 481Before him are Ludwig Erhard, Andrew Carnegie, Ray Kroc, Tim Cook, Ettore Bugatti, and Rudolf Dassler. After him are J. P. Morgan, Ferruccio Lamborghini, Robert Bosch, Henri Nestlé, Soichiro Honda, and Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach.

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Among people born in 1926, Hugh Hefner ranks 21Before him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, René Goscinny, Klaus Kinski, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Paul Bocuse. After him are John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Ben Roy Mottelson, Jerry Lewis, and Donald A. Glaser. Among people deceased in 2017, Hugh Hefner ranks 14Before him are Stanislav Petrov, Michael I of Romania, Jeanne Moreau, Salvatore Riina, Jalal Talabani, and Glen Campbell. After him are Zbigniew Brzezinski, Manuel Noriega, John Hurt, Raymond Kopa, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and Nicolaas Bloembergen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hugh Hefner ranks 332 out of 12,171Before him are Glen Campbell (1936), Bradley Cooper (1975), Iggy Pop (1947), O. Henry (1862), Anton LaVey (1930), and Steve Wozniak (1950). After him are Peter Fonda (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), Glenn Miller (1904), Rock Hudson (1925), Calvin Klein (1942), and Robert Johnson (1911).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Hugh Hefner ranks 12Before him are David Rockefeller (1915), P. T. Barnum (1810), Colonel Sanders (1890), J. Paul Getty (1892), Ray Kroc (1902), and Tim Cook (1960). After him are J. P. Morgan (1837), Martin Cooper (1928), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Steve Ballmer (1956), Jeff Bezos (1964), and Robert Kardashian (1944).

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