Katharine Graham

1917 - 2001

Katharine Graham

Katharine Meyer Graham (June 16, 1917 – July 17, 2001) was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, from 1963 to 1991. Graham presided over the paper as it reported on the Watergate scandal, which eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katharine Graham has received more than 2,637,157 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 169th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Katharine Graham ranks 171 out of 481Before her are Andrew Grove, Yingluck Shinawatra, King C. Gillette, Phil Knight, Charles Pathé, and Josep Maria Bartomeu. After her are Charles Koch, Bill Hewlett, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Walter Chrysler, Ludvig Nobel, and Vincenzo Lancia.

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Among people born in 1917, Katharine Graham ranks 98Before her are Andrew Wyeth, Nikolai Ogarkov, Vasily Petrov, Luis Carniglia, Harold Garfinkel, and Giuseppe De Santis. After her are Alexander Schmorell, Kamal Jumblatt, Yakov Pavlov, Samael Aun Weor, Carlos Puebla, and Džemal Bijedić. Among people deceased in 2001, Katharine Graham ranks 64Before her are Chet Atkins, Marcos Pérez Jiménez, Francisco Rabal, Renato Carosone, Michele Alboreto, and Luis Carniglia. After her are Bill Hewlett, Liisi Oterma, Juan Bosch, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, and Birendra of Nepal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Katharine Graham ranks 2,196 out of 12,171Before her are Annie Oakley (1860), Lucille Ball (1911), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Maurice White (1941), and Marshall Sahlins (1930). After her are James Whitmore (1921), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), Cloris Leachman (1926), Melvil Dewey (1851), Drew Barrymore (1975), and Charles Koch (1935).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Katharine Graham ranks 55Before her are Jack Welch (1935), Mike Markkula (1942), Sheldon Adelson (1933), John Sculley (1939), Robert Monroe (1915), and King C. Gillette (1855). After her are Charles Koch (1935), Bill Hewlett (1913), Walter Chrysler (1875), David Packard (1912), Chris Gardner (1954), and Steve Fossett (1944).

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