Jack Welch

1935 - 2020

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John Francis Welch Jr. (November 19, 1935 – March 1, 2020) was an American business executive, chemical engineer, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Welch has received more than 2,466,425 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jack Welch is the 146th most popular businessperson (up from 149th in 2019), the 1,789th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,895th in 2019) and the 50th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Jack Welch ranks 146 out of 604. Before him are David Icke, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Katharine Graham, Theodor de Bry, Gianni Infantino, and Phil Knight. After him are Charles Simonyi, Martha Stewart, Asa Griggs Candler, Masayoshi Son, Torakusu Yamaha, and Karl Albrecht.

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Among people born in 1935, Jack Welch ranks 74Before him are Brian Clough, Masahito, Prince Hitachi, Gene Vincent, Pranab Mukherjee, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, and Toni Sailer. After him are António Ramalho Eanes, Vladica Popović, Judd Hirsch, Paul Goma, Lee Remick, and Dominique Venner. Among people deceased in 2020, Jack Welch ranks 124Before him are Kenzō Takada, Miloš Jakeš, Stuart Whitman, Astrid Kirchherr, Amadeo Carrizo, and Amadou Toumani Touré. After him are Ken Hensley, Vladica Popović, Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, Wim Suurbier, and Nikolai Kapustin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Welch ranks 1,789 out of 15,968. Before him are John Mauchly (1907), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Phil Knight (1938), Linda Gray (1940), Ry Cooder (1947), and Lloyd Shapley (1923). After him are Nina Hartley (1959), Carmine Coppola (1910), Isamu Noguchi (1904), Richard Serra (1939), Irving Penn (1917), and Marie Laveau (1801).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Jack Welch ranks 50Before him are Lee Iacocca (1924), Ethan Allen (1738), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Melinda Gates (1964), Katharine Graham (1917), and Phil Knight (1938). After him are Martha Stewart (1941), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Thomas J. Watson (1874), Roger Ailes (1940), Sheldon Adelson (1933), and Jack Daniel (1850).

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