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Joe Weider

1919 - 2013

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Joseph Weider (; November 29, 1919 – March 23, 2013) was a Canadian bodybuilder and entrepreneur who co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) alongside his brother Ben Weider. He was also the creator of Mr. Olympia, Ms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Weider has received more than 1,432,968 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Joe Weider is the 197th most popular businessperson (down from 180th in 2019), the 95th most popular biography from Canada (down from 86th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Joe Weider ranks 197 out of 601Before him are Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Uğur Şahin, Maxwell Perkins, Henry J. Heinz, Andrew Grove, and King C. Gillette. After him are David Icke, Fredrik Idestam, Axel Springer, Max Manus, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and Rinat Akhmetov.

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Among people born in 1919, Joe Weider ranks 75Before him are Liberace, Maurice Herzog, Charles Sweeney, François Périer, Merce Cunningham, and Licio Gelli. After him are George Wallace, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Abdel Hakim Amer, Frederik Pohl, Christoph Probst, and Rubén González. Among people deceased in 2013, Joe Weider ranks 96Before him are José Froilán González, Colin Wilson, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Zillur Rahman, Seamus Heaney, and Tony Lip. After him are Dominique Venner, Jacques Vergès, Esther Williams, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Taihō Kōki, and Tuncel Kurtiz.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Joe Weider ranks 95 out of 1,350Before him are Rudolph A. Marcus (1923), Brian Tracy (1944), Norma Shearer (1902), Lester B. Pearson (1897), Rocky Johnson (1944), and Jacques Villeneuve (1971). After him are Donna Strickland (1959), William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874), Denny Doherty (1940), Ian Stevenson (1918), Steven Pinker (1954), and David Easton (1917).


Among businesspeople born in Canada, Joe Weider ranks 2Before him are Elizabeth Arden (1878). After him are Guy Laliberté (1959), David Baszucki (1963), Samuel Cunard (1787), Stephen Elop (1963), Jade Raymond (1975), and Andrea Jung (1959).