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Kirk Kerkorian

1917 - 2015

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Kerkor "Kirk" Kerkorian (Armenian: Գրիգոր Գրիգորյան; 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 1,665,173 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Kirk Kerkorian is the 243rd most popular businessperson (down from 189th in 2019), the 3,114th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,439th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular American Businessperson.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 243 out of 604Before him are Charles Pathé, Edwin Drake, Serge Dassault, Mukesh Ambani, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, and Alfred P. Sloan. After him are Ramón Calderón, Rosalía Mera, Jimmy Lai, Hans Riegel, John D. Rockefeller III, and Beate Uhse-Rotermund.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1917, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 134Before him are Mak Dizdar, Brad Dexter, Raymond Burr, Heinrich Ehrler, Mongo Santamaría, and Semyon Kurkotkin. After him are Fulbert Youlou, Kerim Kerimov, Red Auerbach, Dabbs Greer, Philipp von Boeselager, and Cyrus Vance. Among people deceased in 2015, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 126Before him are Jørgen Ingmann, E. L. Doctorow, Michael Graves, Dean Jones, Aleksei Gubarev, and Ignacio Zoco. After him are Doris Hart, André Glucksmann, Roger Hanin, Douglas Tompkins, Elena Obraztsova, and Gene Amdahl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 3,114 out of 15,968Before him are Kamehameha V (1830), Seymour Cassel (1935), Richard Ford (1944), Ronald Lauder (1944), A. E. Waite (1857), and Jesse Douglas (1897). After him are Paul Gleason (1939), Marie Colvin (1956), Warren Weaver (1894), Farley Granger (1925), Josh Radnor (1974), and Carl Van Vechten (1880).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Kirk Kerkorian ranks 83Before him are Charles Koch (1935), Erin Brockovich (1960), Paul Castellano (1915), David Stern (1942), Edwin Drake (1819), and Alfred P. Sloan (1875). After him are John D. Rockefeller III (1906), Douglas Tompkins (1943), Allen Klein (1931), Arnold Rothstein (1882), Alice Walton (1949), and Carl Icahn (1936).