Ingvar Kamprad

1926 - 2018

Ingvar Kamprad

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. He lived in Switzerland from 1976 to 2014. Kamprad was born in Pjätteryd (now part of Älmhult Municipality), Kronobergs län, in Småland, Sweden, to Feodor Kamprad (1893–1984) and Berta née Nilsson (1903–1956). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingvar Kamprad has received more than 1,906,402 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 8 out of 481Before him are Oskar Schindler, George Soros, Pierre de Coubertin, Cecil Rhodes, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates. After him are John D. Rockefeller, Sepp Blatter, Aristotle Onassis, Vince McMahon, David Rockefeller, and Cosimo de' Medici.

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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, Chuck Berry, Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, Miles Davis, and Jiang Zemin. Among people deceased in 2018, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 5Before him are Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, George H. W. Bush, and Kofi Annan. After him are Charles Aznavour, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Amos Oz, Philip Roth, and Aretha Franklin.

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Among people born in Sweden, Ingvar Kamprad ranks 10 out of 935Before him are Ingmar Bergman (1918), Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Tycho Brahe (1546), Anders Celsius (1701), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), and Selma Lagerlöf (1858). After him are Charles XII of Sweden (1682), August Strindberg (1849), Olof Palme (1927), Bridget of Sweden (1303), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), and Ingrid Bergman (1915).


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

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