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Lee Byung-chul

1910 - 1987

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Lee Byung-chul (Korean: 이병철 12 February 1910 – 19 November 1987) was a South Korean businessman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Byung-chul has received more than 1,847,976 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lee Byung-chul is the 60th most popular businessperson (up from 64th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from South Korea (down from 37th in 2019) and the most popular South Korean Businessperson.

Lee Byung-chul is most famous for being the founder of the Samsung Group.

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Among businesspeople, Lee Byung-chul ranks 60 out of 601Before him are Aga Khan IV, Bernie Ecclestone, Robert Kardashian, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, and Martin Cooper. After him are Roman Abramovich, Frank Williams, Margaret Hamilton, Helena Rubinstein, Robert McNamara, and J. Bruce Ismay.

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Among people born in 1910, Lee Byung-chul ranks 24Before him are Eric Berne, Dorothy Hodgkin, Dominique Pire, Chiang Ching-kuo, Kurt Meyer, and William Shockley. After him are William Hanna, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Ludwig Stumpfegger, Nathuram Godse, Helenio Herrera, and Samuel Barber. Among people deceased in 1987, Lee Byung-chul ranks 20Before him are Gunnar Myrdal, Walter Houser Brattain, John Huston, Lino Ventura, John Howard Northrop, and William P. Murphy. After him are Andrés Segovia, Jascha Heifetz, Fahri Korutürk, Jacqueline du Pré, Lee Marvin, and Joseph Campbell.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Byung-chul ranks 41 out of 944Before him are Munjong of Joseon (1414), Myeongjong of Joseon (1534), Yejong of Joseon (1450), Heonjong of Joseon (1827), Injong of Joseon (1515), and Choi Kyu-hah (1919). After him are Dangun (-333), Hyejong of Goryeo (912), Sin Saimdang (1504), Jang-geum (1550), Gim Yu-sin (595), and Lee Kun-hee (1942).


Among businesspeople born in South Korea, Lee Byung-chul ranks 1After him are Lee Kun-hee (1942), Sung Jae-gi (1967), Shin Kyuk-ho (1921), Choi Soon-sil (1956), and Lee Jae-yong (1969).