King C. Gillette

1855 - 1932

King C. Gillette

King Camp Gillette (January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932) was an American businessman. He invented a best-selling version of the safety razor. Several models were in existence before Gillette's design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of King C. Gillette has received more than 358,125 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 165th most popular businessperson.

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  • 54.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, King C. Gillette ranks 167 out of 481Before him are John Sculley, John Jacob Astor, Robert Monroe, Carl Laemmle, Andrew Grove, and Yingluck Shinawatra. After him are Phil Knight, Charles Pathé, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Katharine Graham, Charles Koch, and Bill Hewlett.

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Among people born in 1855, King C. Gillette ranks 24Before him are Robert de Montesquiou, Axel Paulsen, Živojin Mišić, Edwin Hall, Vlaho Bukovac, and Eduard Meyer. After him are Vsevolod Garshin, Evelyn De Morgan, Robert Koldewey, Paul Émile Appell, David Bruce, and Guido Adler. Among people deceased in 1932, King C. Gillette ranks 39Before him are Ramon Casas, Kang Pan-sok, Ovide Decroly, John Philip Sousa, Ahmed Shawqi, and Rudolf Bauer. After him are Louis Anquetin, Kenneth Grahame, Johannes Schober, Reginald Fessenden, Alajos Szokolyi, and Guillaume Bigourdan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, King C. Gillette ranks 2,101 out of 12,171Before him are Bernard Malamud (1914), Leland Stanford (1824), Edward Weston (1886), Chris Columbus (1958), Richard Basehart (1914), and Janet Jackson (1966). After him are Elisabeth Shue (1963), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Jason Momoa (1979), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), Frank Knight (1885), and Paul Bowles (1910).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, King C. Gillette ranks 54Before him are Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Jack Welch (1935), Mike Markkula (1942), Sheldon Adelson (1933), John Sculley (1939), and Robert Monroe (1915). After him are Katharine Graham (1917), Charles Koch (1935), Bill Hewlett (1913), Walter Chrysler (1875), David Packard (1912), and Chris Gardner (1954).

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