Ken Bates

1931 - Today

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Kenneth William Bates (born 4 December 1931) is a British businessman, football executive and hotelier. He was involved in the development of Wembley Stadium and is the former owner and chairman of football clubs Chelsea and Leeds United. Bates spent five years as chairman of Oldham Athletic during the 1960s and also had a spell at Wigan Athletic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Bates has received more than 427,279 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Bates is the 508th most popular businessperson, the 4,570th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 38th most popular British Businessperson.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Ken Bates ranks 508 out of 604Before him are Éric Boullier, Adam Silver, Eben Moglen, Rick Scott, Mark R. Hughes, and Harold Camping. After him are Tony Fernandes, Martin Whitmarsh, Anil Ambani, Marco Mattiacci, Yelena Baturina, and MacKenzie Scott.

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Among people born in 1931, Ken Bates ranks 411Before him are Ernie Banks, Martin Milner, Frank Gardner, Clement Arrindell, Clifford Jordan, and Mary L. Good. After him are Romila Thapar, Tom Wilson, Andrew Hill, Karan Singh, Walt Davis, and Brook Benton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Bates ranks 4,570 out of 6,924Before him are Clive Brook (1887), Ann Lee (1967), Steve Rothery (1959), Caroline Cossey (1954), Ronald Pope (1920), and Terry Chimes (1956). After him are Robin Sachs (1951), Elizabeth Allan (1910), Edward Lhuyd (1660), Terry McDermott (1951), Old Tom Morris (1821), and Amanda Abbington (1974).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Ken Bates ranks 38Before him are Allan Williams (1930), Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), Peter Hill-Wood (1936), Christopher O'Neill (1974), Steve Jackson (1951), and Ian Livingstone (1949). After him are Martin Whitmarsh (1958), Claire Williams (1976), Alan Sugar (1947), Henry Tate (1819), Heather Mills (1968), and George Newnes (1851).