J. P. Morgan

1837 - 1913

J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance on Wall Street throughout the Gilded Age. As the head of the banking firm that ultimately became known as J.P. Morgan and Co., he was a driving force behind the wave of industrial consolidation in the United States spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Over the course of his career on Wall Street, J.P. Morgan spearheaded the formation of several prominent multinational corporations including U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. P. Morgan has received more than 5,886,390 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, J. P. Morgan ranks 33 out of 481Before him are Andrew Carnegie, Ray Kroc, Tim Cook, Ettore Bugatti, Rudolf Dassler, and Hugh Hefner. After him are Ferruccio Lamborghini, Robert Bosch, Henri Nestlé, Soichiro Honda, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Martin Cooper.

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Among people born in 1837, J. P. Morgan ranks 6Before him are Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Alois Hitler, Mily Balakirev, and Grover Cleveland. After him are Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Adam Opel, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Fredrik Bajer, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, and Paul Morphy. Among people deceased in 1913, J. P. Morgan ranks 5Before him are Rudolf Diesel, Ferdinand de Saussure, Alfred Russel Wallace, and George I of Greece. After him are Alfred von Schlieffen, Menelik II, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Josephine Cochrane, Sophia of Nassau, August Bebel, and Lesya Ukrainka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, J. P. Morgan ranks 345 out of 12,171Before him are William S. Burroughs (1914), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Martin Sheen (1940), Paul Auster (1947), George R. R. Martin (1948), and George Herbert Mead (1863). After him are Dianne Wiest (1946), Brian De Palma (1940), Paul Ekman (1934), Diane Keaton (1946), Sarah Vaughan (1924), and Billie Holiday (1915).

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Among businesspeople born in United States, J. P. Morgan ranks 13Before him are P. T. Barnum (1810), Colonel Sanders (1890), J. Paul Getty (1892), Ray Kroc (1902), Tim Cook (1960), and Hugh Hefner (1926). After him are Martin Cooper (1928), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Steve Ballmer (1956), Jeff Bezos (1964), Robert Kardashian (1944), and Benjamin Guggenheim (1865).

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