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Kirk Kerkorian

1917 - 2015

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Kerkor Kerkorian (Armenian: Գրիգոր Գրիգորեան; June 6, 1917 – June 15, 2015) was an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was the president and CEO of Tracinda Corporation, his private holding company based in Beverly Hills, California. Kerkorian was one of the important figures in the shaping of Las Vegas and, with architect Martin Stern Jr., is described as the "father of the mega-resort". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kirk Kerkorian has received more than 1,812,222 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Kirk Kerkorian is the 236th most popular businessperson (up from 243rd in 2019), the 2,736th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,113th in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 25

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  • 3.27

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 236 out of 601Before him are Ivar Kreuger, Max Factor, Julius Maggi, Katharine Graham, David Packard, and John C. Bogle. After him are Friedrich Bayer, John Jacob Astor, Beate Uhse-Rotermund, Ludvig Nobel, Marc Rich, and Charles Pathé.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1917, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 124Before him are Petar Brzica, John Connally, Carlos Puebla, El Santo, Katharine Graham, and Samael Aun Weor. After him are Văn Tiến Dũng, Heinrich Ehrler, Semyon Kurkotkin, Mak Dizdar, Sharof Rashidov, and Wieland Wagner. Among people deceased in 2015, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 107Before him are Magali Noël, Tadahiko Ueda, Jaakko Hintikka, Adrian Frutiger, Jenő Buzánszky, and Aldo Ciccolini. After him are Jacob Bekenstein, Eileen Essell, Anne Meara, Omar Karami, Arsen Dedić, and Lesley Gore.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 2,736 out of 18,182Before him are Treat Williams (1951), John C. Bogle (1929), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Anna Moffo (1932), Alexander Haig (1924), and Edmond O'Brien (1915). After him are Joey DeMaio (1954), Flannery O'Connor (1925), Douglas Trumbull (1942), Neilia Hunter Biden (1942), Joseph Valachi (1904), and Royal Rife (1888).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 79Before him are Hetty Green (1834), Alice Walton (1949), Steve Fossett (1944), Katharine Graham (1917), David Packard (1912), and John C. Bogle (1929). After him are Bill Hewlett (1913), Rex Tillerson (1952), Douglas Tompkins (1943), Arthur D. Levinson (1950), Alfred P. Sloan (1875), and Chris Gardner (1954).