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 the Mr. Olympia, the Ms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Weider has received more than 1,105,414 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Weider is the 180th most popular businessperson (up from 198th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Canada (up from 119th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Joe Weider ranks 180 out of 604Before him are Henry J. Heinz, Paul Elvstrøm, Chris Gardner, John Jacob Astor, George Gallup, and Peter Sauber. After him are King C. Gillette, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Steve Fossett, Josep Lluís Núñez, Andrew Grove, and Lakshmi Mittal.

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Among people born in 1919, Joe Weider ranks 82Before him are Teruo Nakamura, Hermann Gmeiner, François Périer, P. F. Strawson, Rubén González, and Abdel Hakim Amer. After him are Glafcos Clerides, Joop den Uyl, George Wallace, Christoph Probst, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, and Ferdinand Kübler. Among people deceased in 2013, Joe Weider ranks 103Before him are Otfried Preußler, Ray Harryhausen, Ottmar Walter, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Sergei Belov, and Otto Sander. After him are Glafcos Clerides, José Froilán González, Taihō Kōki, Karen Black, Nguyễn Khánh, and Van Cliburn.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Joe Weider ranks 86 out of 1,130Before him are Norman Jewison (1926), John Candy (1950), Maurice Richard (1921), Jacques Villeneuve (1971), Brian Tracy (1944), and Ian Stevenson (1918). After him are Norma Shearer (1902), Jack L. Warner (1892), Gerald Bull (1928), James Doohan (1920), Wayne Gretzky (1961), and Simon Newcomb (1835).


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