Kim Dotcom

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Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz, 21 January 1974), also known as Kimble and Kim Tim Jim Vestor, is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur and political activist who resides in Queenstown, New Zealand. He first rose to fame in Germany in the 1990s as an Internet entrepreneur and was convicted on charges of computer fraud in 1994. Dotcom is the founder and former CEO of the now-defunct file hosting service Megaupload (2005–2012). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Dotcom has received more than 2,973,146 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Kim Dotcom is the 366th most popular businessperson (down from 292nd in 2019), the 3,565th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,769th in 2019) and the 34th most popular German Businessperson.

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  • 30

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  • 3.65

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  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Kim Dotcom ranks 366 out of 604Before him are Bob Arum, Viktor Vekselberg, Sumner Redstone, Jim Walton, S. Robson Walton, and Brendan Eich. After him are Gene Haas, Henry Cole, Henry Luce, Michael Dell, Eduardo Saverin, and James Buchanan Duke.

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Among people born in 1974, Kim Dotcom ranks 86Before him are Parov Stelar, Petter Solberg, Shavo Odadjian, Guillaume Musso, Tricia Helfer, and Alexander Pichushkin. After him are Mutassim Gaddafi, Prodigy, Melanie C, Hicham El Guerrouj, Dado Pršo, and Daniel Wu.

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Among people born in Germany, Kim Dotcom ranks 3,565 out of 5,289Before him are Bruno Apitz (1900), Frank Schwalba-Hoth (1952), Katja Kassin (1979), Karl Leberecht Immermann (1796), Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1679), and Johan Zoffany (1733). After him are Erich Rademacher (1901), Berthold Delbrück (1842), Hugo Winckler (1863), Fahriye Evcen (1986), Rudolf Wagner (1805), and Joshua Kimmich (1995).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Kim Dotcom ranks 34Before him are Emil Rathenau (1838), Bertha Krupp (1886), Albert Ballin (1857), Adolf Merckle (1934), Martin Winterkorn (1947), and Susanne Klatten (1962). After him are Ernest Oppenheimer (1880), Peter Thiel (1967), Jawed Karim (1979), and Bernard Knubel (1872).

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