Jerry Buss

1933 - 2013

Jerry Buss

Gerald Hatten Buss (January 27, 1933 – February 18, 2013) was an American businessman, investor, chemist, and philanthropist. He was the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning 10 league championships that were highlighted by the team's Showtime era during the 1980s. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Buss has received more than 1,573,891 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 334th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Jerry Buss ranks 340 out of 481Before him are William McGregor, Vijay Mallya, Lei Jun, Jawed Karim, Gene Haas, and Benjamin Vulliamy. After him are Lee Jae-yong, Pavel Durov, Sheryl Sandberg, Pierre Omidyar, Peter Thiel, and John Elkann.

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Among people born in 1933, Jerry Buss ranks 273Before him are Hiroki Kosai, Michael Frayn, William Blum, Jerry Falwell, Neale Fraser, and Donald H. Peterson. After him are Titus Buberník, Semyon Farada, Michael Heseltine, Valentin Bubukin, Jackie Blanchflower, and Franco Marini. Among people deceased in 2013, Jerry Buss ranks 277Before him are George Jones, Sakine Cansız, Pyotr Todorovsky, Stanisław Nagy, María de Villota, and Steve Forrest. After him are Ingvar Rydell, Bert Stern, Chico Hamilton, Walter Jens, Stan Musial, and Aleksei Balabanov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Buss ranks 5,848 out of 12,171Before him are Nat Adderley (1931), Rafer Johnson (1935), Walter Johnson (1887), Colleen Atwood (1948), Johnny Rivers (1942), and Jerry Reed (1937). After him are Blind Blake (1893), Jason Lee (1970), Tiffani Thiessen (1974), William M. Evarts (1818), Leslie Mann (1972), and John Michael Talbot (1954).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Jerry Buss ranks 105Before him are Henry Clay Frick (1849), Laurene Powell Jobs (1963), Brendan Eich (1961), Lawrence Roberts (1937), Dana White (1969), and Bob Lazar (1959). After him are Sheryl Sandberg (1969), John Elkann (1976), Gilbert Kaplan (1941), Richard DeVos (1926), Sean Parker (1979), and Irving Kristol (1920).

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