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J. Bruce Ismay

1862 - 1937

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Joseph Bruce Ismay (; 12 December 1862 – 17 October 1937) was an English businessman who served as chairman and managing director of the White Star Line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. Bruce Ismay has received more than 2,951,317 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. J. Bruce Ismay is the 66th most popular businessperson (down from 54th in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 412th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Businessperson.

J. Bruce Ismay was the chairman of the White Star Line and the president of the International Mercantile Marine Company. He was most famous for being on board the Titanic when it sunk in 1912.

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Among businesspeople, J. Bruce Ismay ranks 66 out of 601Before him are Lee Byung-chul, Roman Abramovich, Frank Williams, Margaret Hamilton, Helena Rubinstein, and Robert McNamara. After him are Jakob Fugger, Calouste Gulbenkian, Larry Ellison, Boris Berezovsky, Kiichiro Toyoda, and Estée Lauder.

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Among people born in 1862, J. Bruce Ismay ranks 16Before him are Allvar Gullstrand, Aristide Briand, Victoria of Baden, Pyotr Stolypin, Niko Pirosmani, and Joseph Merrick. After him are Hilma af Klint, Louis Barthou, Helene Schjerfbeck, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Nikolai Yudenich, and Henri Pirenne. Among people deceased in 1937, J. Bruce Ismay ranks 20Before him are Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Gerda Taro, J. M. Barrie, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Austen Chamberlain, and Sergo Ordzhonikidze. After him are Rudolf Otto, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Gaston Doumergue, Ramsay MacDonald, Jean Harlow, and Karol Szymanowski.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, J. Bruce Ismay ranks 534 out of 7,765Before him are Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Walter Raleigh (1554), Norman Haworth (1883), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Richard Griffiths (1947), and Raymond Cattell (1905). After him are James III of Scotland (1451), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), Chaim Herzog (1918), Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), Thomas Hardy (1840), and Tony Buzan (1942).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, J. Bruce Ismay ranks 7Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Thomas Cook (1808), Richard Branson (1950), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), and Frank Williams (1942). After him are Stanley Rous (1895), John McAfee (1945), Brian Epstein (1934), Ron Dennis (1947), Thomas Lipton (1848), and David Icke (1952).