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John D. Rockefeller Jr.

1874 - 1960

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John Davison Rockefeller Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist, and only son of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John D. Rockefeller Jr. has received more than 2,314,690 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John D. Rockefeller Jr. is the 106th most popular businessperson (up from 138th in 2019), the 1,213th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,760th in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Businessperson.

John D. Rockefeller Jr. is most famous for his philanthropic work, which he began in earnest after his father's death in 1937. He was a major supporter of the United Negro College Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 106 out of 604Before him are Roman Abramovich, César Ritz, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Sam Walton, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and Johann Friedrich Böttger. After him are Paul Reuter, Larry Flynt, Pierre Bergé, Louis Vuitton, Louis Chevrolet, and Giovanni Battista Caproni.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1874, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 40Before him are Abbas II of Egypt, Auguste Perret, Josef Suk, Charles Ives, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, and Joseph Erlanger. After him are Luigi Einaudi, Charles Lightoller, Otto Mueller, Reynaldo Hahn, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, and Lewis Hine. Among people deceased in 1960, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 25Before him are Victor Sjöström, A. L. Kroeber, Héctor Castro, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Walter Baade, and Clara Haskil. After him are Beno Gutenberg, Friedrich Adler, Eddie Cochran, Felix Kersten, Hugo Alfvén, and Victor Klemperer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 1,213 out of 15,968Before him are Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Albert Pike (1809), Nelson Goodman (1906), Carl Reiner (1922), Dalton Trumbo (1905), and Frank B. Kellogg (1856). After him are Lita Grey (1908), Bob Newhart (1929), Pat Nixon (1912), Britney Spears (1981), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), and Cesar Romero (1907).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 34Before him are William Randolph Hearst (1863), Larry Ellison (1944), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Sam Walton (1918), and Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861). After him are Larry Flynt (1942), Ted Turner (1938), William Boeing (1881), Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), and Christina Onassis (1950).