Johns Hopkins

1795 - 1873

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Johns Hopkins (May 19, 1795 – December 24, 1873) was an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist of 19th-century Baltimore, Maryland. His bequests founded numerous institutions bearing his name, most notably Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins University (including its academic divisions such as Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies). A biography entitled Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette written by his cousin, Helen Hopkins Thom, was published in 1929 by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johns Hopkins has received more than 1,022,934 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Johns Hopkins is the 50th most popular businessperson (up from 147th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,828th in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Johns Hopkins ranks 50 out of 604. Before him are Robert Kiyosaki, Henri Nestlé, Sergei Diaghilev, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Thomas Cook, and Otto Frank. After him are Madam C. J. Walker, Aga Khan IV, Joan Gamper, J. Bruce Ismay, Calouste Gulbenkian, and Robert McNamara.

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Among people born in 1795, Johns Hopkins ranks 7Before him are James K. Polk, Frederick William IV of Prussia, John Keats, Leopold von Ranke, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, and Thomas Carlyle. After him are Antonio José de Sucre, Ernst Heinrich Weber, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Gabriel Lamé, Alexander Griboyedov, and Dred Scott. Among people deceased in 1873, Johns Hopkins ranks 5Before him are Napoleon III, John Stuart Mill, David Livingstone, and Justus von Liebig. After him are Alessandro Manzoni, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, John of Saxony, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, and Fyodor Tyutchev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johns Hopkins ranks 530 out of 15,968. Before him are Richard Widmark (1914), Michael Porter (1947), Howard Hawks (1896), Tyrone Power (1914), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Farrah Fawcett (1947). After him are Nancy Pelosi (1940), Billie Holiday (1915), Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Harper Lee (1926), Dwayne Johnson (1972), and Stephen Hillenburg (1961).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Johns Hopkins ranks 18Before him are J. Paul Getty (1892), P. T. Barnum (1810), Steve Ballmer (1956), Robert Kardashian (1944), Jeff Bezos (1964), and Robert Kiyosaki (1947). After him are Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Robert McNamara (1916), Paul Allen (1953), Margaret Hamilton (1936), Fred Trump (1905), and Estée Lauder (1906).