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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 the only son of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. He was involved in the development of the vast office complex in Midtown Manhattan known as Rockefeller Center, making him one of the largest real estate holders in the city. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John D. Rockefeller Jr. has received more than 3,243,747 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. John D. Rockefeller Jr. is the 113th most popular businessperson (down from 106th in 2019), the 1,280th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,212th in 2019) and the 35th 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, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 113 out of 601Before him are Chung Ju-yung, Pierre Bergé, James Mayer de Rothschild, Alisher Usmanov, William Randolph Hearst, and Uli Hoeneß. After him are Gordon Moore, Carlos Ghosn, Stan Kroenke, César Ritz, Bernard Baruch, and Joan Laporta.

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Among people born in 1874, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 39Before him are Vsevolod Meyerhold, Josef Suk, Abbas II of Egypt, Auguste Perret, Joseph Erlanger, and Prince Jean, Duke of Guise. After him are Charles Ives, Luigi Einaudi, Henri Guisan, Reynaldo Hahn, Charles Lightoller, and D. F. Malan. Among people deceased in 1960, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 24Before him are J. L. Austin, Victor Sjöström, Ana Pauker, Ernst von Dohnányi, Héctor Castro, and Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria. After him are Walter Baade, Felix Kersten, Ethel Voynich, Friedrich Adler, Ida Rubinstein, and Henri Guisan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 1,280 out of 18,182Before him are John Foster Dulles (1888), J. J. Cale (1938), Sam Cooke (1931), Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), Chevy Chase (1943), and Walter Bradford Cannon (1871). After him are Mike Shinoda (1977), Julius Axelrod (1912), John Payne (1912), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), James Garner (1928), and Henry Gantt (1861).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, John D. Rockefeller Jr. ranks 35Before him are Sam Walton (1918), William Boeing (1881), Lee Iacocca (1924), Fred Trump (1905), Mike Markkula (1942), and William Randolph Hearst (1863). After him are Gordon Moore (1929), Stan Kroenke (1947), Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), and Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861).