Karl Albrecht

1920 - 2014

Karl Albrecht

For others with the same or similar name, see Carl Albrecht (disambiguation). Karl Hans Albrecht (German: [ˈalbʁɛçt]; 20 February 1920 – 16 July 2014) was a German entrepreneur who founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo. He was for many years the richest person in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Albrecht has received more than 486,498 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 131st most popular businessperson.

Memorability Metrics

  • 490k

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  • 56.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Karl Albrecht ranks 132 out of 481Before him are John Langenus, Ambroise Vollard, Christina Onassis, Henry J. Heinz, Bernard Baruch, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. After him are Martha Stewart, Lady Bird Johnson, Theodor de Bry, Peter Sauber, Roy O. Disney, and Lakshmi Mittal.

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Among people born in 1920, Karl Albrecht ranks 84Before him are Maurice Bucaille, Mehdi Ben Barka, José López Portillo y Pacheco, Vilém Flusser, Jack Elam, and Peggy Lee. After him are Victor Turner, Setsuko Hara, Takashi Kano, Henry Heimlich, Roberto Calvi, and Lydia Wideman. Among people deceased in 2014, Karl Albrecht ranks 79Before him are Harold Ramis, Run Run Shaw, Go Seigen, Oscar de la Renta, Jean-Luc Dehaene, and Valeri Kubasov. After him are Viktor Tikhonov, Gabriel Axel, Menahem Golan, Lorna Wing, David Easton, and Billy Milligan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Albrecht ranks 1,330 out of 3,763Before him are Hans Driesch (1867), Christian Morgenstern (1871), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Frederick II, Elector Palatine (1482), Kurt Franz (null), and Karl Harrer (1890). After him are Franz Gürtner (1881), Niko Kovač (1971), Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (1875), Helmut Haller (1939), Natalia Alexeievna (1755), and Otto Abetz (1903).