Jack Ma

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Jack Ma, or Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云; [mà y̌n]; born 10 September 1964), is a Chinese business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy.Ma is a global ambassador for Chinese business and is often listed as one of the world's most powerful people, with Forbes ranking him 21st on its "World's Most Powerful People" list. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Ma has received more than 9,531,216 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jack Ma is the 79th most popular businessperson (up from 84th in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from China (up from 239th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Chinese Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Jack Ma ranks 79 out of 604. Before him are Brian Epstein, Stanley Ho, Ronald Wayne, Jakob Fugger, Sung Jae-gi, and Helena Rubinstein. After him are Akio Morita, Robert Guérin, Liliane Bettencourt, Lorenzo Sanz, Christophe Plantin, and Nathan Mayer Rothschild.

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Among people born in 1964, Jack Ma ranks 17Before him are Juliette Binoche, Michael Laudrup, Courteney Cox, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Klaus Ebner, and Bebeto. After him are Jürgen Klinsmann, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Michelle Obama, Rocco Siffredi, Giuseppe Conte, and Nigel Farage.

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Among people born in China, Jack Ma ranks 207 out of 1,186. Before him are 6th Dalai Lama (1683), Wang Anshi (1021), Lü Meng (178), Donnie Yen (1963), Emperor Taizong of Song (939), and Zhang Yimou (1950). After him are Emperor Cheng of Han (-51), Lin Zexu (1785), Kang Youwei (1858), Tao Yuanming (365), 3rd Dalai Lama (1543), and Gan Ning (175).


Among businesspeople born in China, Jack Ma ranks 2Before him are Li Ka-shing (1928). After him are Ren Zhengfei (1944), Rebiya Kadeer (1946), Lee Shau-kee (1929), Jimmy Lai (1948), Ma Huateng (1971), Wang Jianlin (1954), Lei Jun (1969), Li Ning (1963), Henry Luce (1898), and Meng Wanzhou (1972).