Ingvar Kamprad

1926 - 2018

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Feodor Ingvar Kamprad (Swedish: [ˈɪ̌ŋːvar ˈkǎmːprad] (listen); 30 March 1926 – 27 January 2018) was a Swedish billionaire business magnate best known for founding IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingvar Kamprad has received more than 2,405,778 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Ingvar Kamprad is the 9th most popular businessperson (down from 8th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Businessperson.

Ingvar Kamprad is most famous for founding IKEA, a furniture company that sells affordable furniture.

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Among businesspeople, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 9 out of 601Before him are Pierre de Coubertin, Oskar Schindler, Cecil Rhodes, John D. Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos. After him are Sepp Blatter, George Soros, Vince McMahon, Aristotle Onassis, Cosimo de' Medici, and David Rockefeller.

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Among people born in 1926, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 5Before him are Elizabeth II, Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro, and Michel Foucault. After him are Alfredo Di Stéfano, Jiang Zemin, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Leslie Nielsen, Miles Davis, Sathya Sai Baba, and Dario Fo. Among people deceased in 2018, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 6Before him are Stephen Hawking, Aretha Franklin, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, and Charles Aznavour. After him are Stan Lee, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Charles K. Kao, and Amos Oz.

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Among people born in Sweden, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 12 out of 1,612Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Astrid Lindgren (1907), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), Olof Palme (1927), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946). After him are Svante Arrhenius (1859), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Ingrid Bergman (1915), August Strindberg (1849), and Greta Garbo (1905).


Among businesspeople born in Sweden, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 1After him are Ivar Kreuger (1880), Ludvig Nobel (1831), Stefan Persson (1947), Anders Frisk (1963), Christian von Koenigsegg (1972), Niklas Zennström (1966), and Daniel Ek (1983).