Jamsetji Tata

1839 - 1904

Jamsetji Tata

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (3 March 1839 – 19 May 1904) was an Indian pioneer industrialist, who founded the Tata Group, India's biggest conglomerate company. He founded what would later become the Tata Group of companies. Tata is regarded as the legendary "Father of Indian Industry". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamsetji Tata has received more than 2,443,440 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 177th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Jamsetji Tata ranks 179 out of 481Before him are Bill Hewlett, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Walter Chrysler, Ludvig Nobel, Vincenzo Lancia, and David Packard. After him are Fusajiro Yamauchi, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Rex Tillerson, Pavel Tretyakov, Sergio Marchionne, and Arthur Guinness.

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Among people born in 1839, Jamsetji Tata ranks 25Before him are Nikolay Bobrikov, Floriano Peixoto, Gaston Paris, Konstantin Makovsky, Ivan Goremykin, and Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria. After him are Ahmed Muhtar Pasha, Pōmare V, Otto Finsch, George Mary Searle, Francis Garnier, and Hermann Levi. Among people deceased in 1904, Jamsetji Tata ranks 39Before him are Nikolay Bobrikov, Isabelle Eberhardt, Mór Jókai, Antonio Labriola, Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Franz von Lenbach. After him are Vyacheslav von Plehve, Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, Kartini, Herbert von Bismarck, Clemens Winkler, and Jovan Jovanović Zmaj.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jamsetji Tata ranks 194 out of 848Before him are Subramania Bharati (1882), Krishnadevaraya (1471), Vandana Shiva (1952), Tantia Tope (1819), Kalpana Chawla (1961), and Raja Ravi Varma (1848). After him are Motilal Nehru (1861), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), Abhinavagupta (950), Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907), Dhyan Chand (1905), and M. Night Shyamalan (1970).


Among businesspeople born in India, Jamsetji Tata ranks 2Before him are Lakshmi Mittal (1950). After him are Ratan Tata (1937), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), Satya Nadella (1967), Azim Premji (1945), Sundar Pichai (1972), Vijay Mallya (1955), Indra Nooyi (1955), Anil Ambani (1959), Vinod Khosla (1955), and Sabeer Bhatia (1968).

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