J. R. D. Tata

1904 - 1993

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Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (29 July 1904 – 29 November 1993) was an Indian aviator, industrialist, entrepreneur and chairman of Tata Group. Born into the Tata family of India, he was the son of noted businessman Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and his wife Suzanne Brière. His mother was the first woman in India to drive a car and, in 1929, he became the first licensed pilot in India. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. R. D. Tata has received more than 2,450,744 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). J. R. D. Tata is the 402nd most popular businessperson (down from 348th in 2019), the 3,711th most popular biography from France (down from 3,221st in 2019) and the 26th most popular French Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, J. R. D. Tata ranks 402 out of 604. Before him are Thierry Breton, David Richards, Mark Cuban, Jawed Karim, Vijay Mallya, and Henry Clay Frick. After him are Anders Hejlsberg, Yolanda Hadid, Vladimir Lisin, Fred Karno, Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Lawrence Roberts.

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Among people born in 1904, J. R. D. Tata ranks 221Before him are Balys Dvarionas, Chūhei Nambu, Herbert Selpin, Margery Allingham, Henry Dreyfuss, and Alfred Bohrmann. After him are Vladimir Makogonov, Joel de Oliveira Monteiro, Boris Babochkin, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, William Primrose, and Jacqueline Logan. Among people deceased in 1993, J. R. D. Tata ranks 175Before him are Pino Puglisi, Conway Twitty, Roman Abelevich Kachanov, Joe Kelly, Leslie Charteris, and André Pilette. After him are Chris Hani, Vladimir Makogonov, Ian Stuart Donaldson, Paul Mebus, Edivaldo Martins Fonseca, and Archie Williams.

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Among people born in France, J. R. D. Tata ranks 3,711 out of 5,234. Before him are Viktor Lazlo (1960), Manuel Ferrara (1975), Fulgence Bienvenüe (1852), Stéphane Guivarc'h (1970), Paul Le Guen (1964), and Florence Delay (1941). After him are Édouard Vaillant (1840), Darry Cowl (1925), Louis Aliot (1969), Marie-Anne Chazel (1951), Julieta Lanteri (1873), and Éric Zemmour (1958).


Among businesspeople born in France, J. R. D. Tata ranks 26Before him are Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1798), Maurice Farman (1877), Jean-Michel Aulas (1949), Christophe de Margerie (1951), Eugène Lanti (1879), and Thierry Breton (1955). After him are Pierre Omidyar (1967), Athina Onassis (1985), Philippe Kahn (1952), Michel Roux (1941), Éric Boullier (1973), and Jérôme Kerviel (1977).