Lee Iacocca

1924 - 2019

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Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca ( EYE-ə-KOH-kə; October 15, 1924 – July 2, 2019) was an American automobile executive best known for the development of the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars while at the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s, and for reviving the Chrysler Corporation as its CEO during the 1980s. He was president and CEO of Chrysler from 1978 and chairman from 1979, until his retirement at the end of 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Iacocca has received more than 4,823,259 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Lee Iacocca is the 131st most popular businessperson (down from 116th in 2019), the 1,527th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,487th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Lee Iacocca ranks 131 out of 604Before him are Gordon Moore, Roy O. Disney, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Henry Ford II, and Yves Rocher. After him are Max Manus, Ethan Allen, Ren Zhengfei, Alisher Usmanov, Lady Bird Johnson, and Armand Peugeot.

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Among people born in 1924, Lee Iacocca ranks 72Before him are David Bronstein, Roza Shanina, Matthäus Hetzenauer, Kenneth Waltz, Roger Guillemin, and Allan MacLeod Cormack. After him are Madame Nhu, Khamtai Siphandon, John Backus, Ahmadou Ahidjo, André Franquin, and Zizi Jeanmaire. Among people deceased in 2019, Lee Iacocca ranks 70Before him are Ginger Baker, Raymond Poulidor, Michel Serres, Godfried Danneels, Yury Luzhkov, and André Previn. After him are Max Wright, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Dragoslav Šekularac, Valery Bykovsky, and John Robert Schrieffer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lee Iacocca ranks 1,527 out of 15,968Before him are Fred Willard (1939), Sonny Rollins (1930), Bill Pullman (1953), J. K. Simmons (1955), Will Eisner (1917), and Fran Drescher (1957). After him are Buddy Rich (1917), Russ Meyer (1922), Charles Mingus (1922), Carole King (1942), Sol LeWitt (1928), and John Zorn (1953).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Lee Iacocca ranks 44Before him are Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), Christina Onassis (1950), Gordon Moore (1929), Roy O. Disney (1893), and Henry Ford II (1917). After him are Ethan Allen (1738), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Melinda Gates (1964), Katharine Graham (1917), Phil Knight (1938), and Jack Welch (1935).