Jeffrey Epstein

1953 - 2019

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Jeffrey Edward Epstein ( EP-steen; January 20, 1953 – August 10, 2019) was an American financier and sex offender. Born and raised in New York City, Epstein began his professional life as a teacher at the Dalton School despite lacking a college degree. After his dismissal from the school in 1976, he entered the banking and finance sector, working at Bear Stearns in various roles before starting his own firm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeffrey Epstein has received more than 54,882,265 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Jeffrey Epstein is the 20th most popular businessperson (down from 11th in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from United States (up from 500th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Businessperson.

Jeffrey Epstein was an American financier who pleaded guilty to soliciting prostitution from an underage girl in 2008. He became infamous for operating a sex trafficking ring involving underage girls, for which he was arrested in 2019 on federal sex trafficking charges but died in prison under suspicious circumstances before his trial concluded.

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Among businesspeople, Jeffrey Epstein ranks 20 out of 847Before him are George Soros, Aristotle Onassis, Bernard Arnault, Levi Strauss, Florentino Pérez, and Tim Cook. After him are Cosimo de' Medici, Ludwig Erhard, David Rockefeller, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Steve Ballmer, and Amancio Ortega.

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Among people born in 1953, Jeffrey Epstein ranks 3Before him are Xi Jinping, and Zico. After him are Moon Jae-in, Tony Blair, Pierce Brosnan, Brigitte Macron, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Herta Müller, Isabelle Huppert, Kim Basinger, and Richard Clayderman. Among people deceased in 2019, Jeffrey Epstein ranks 7Before him are Jacques Chirac, Toni Morrison, Karl Lagerfeld, Niki Lauda, Agnès Varda, and Robert Mugabe. After him are Rutger Hauer, Robert Forster, Bruno Ganz, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Mohamed Morsi, and Nuon Chea.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeffrey Epstein ranks 193 out of 20,380Before him are James Madison (1751), Gregory Peck (1916), Scatman John (1942), Louis Sullivan (1856), Mary Cassatt (1844), and Leonard Bernstein (1918). After him are Mel Gibson (1956), George Lucas (1944), Brigham Young (1801), Jon Voight (1938), Ben Affleck (1972), and Samuel P. Huntington (1927).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Jeffrey Epstein ranks 9Before him are Larry Ellison (1944), John D. Rockefeller (1839), Jeff Bezos (1964), Vince McMahon (1945), Warren Buffett (1930), and Tim Cook (1960). After him are David Rockefeller (1915), Steve Ballmer (1956), Colonel Sanders (1890), P. T. Barnum (1810), J. P. Morgan (1837), and Philip Kotler (1931).