Lee Kun-hee

1942 - Today

Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee (Korean: 이건희; Hanja: 李健熙; Korean pronunciation: [iːɡʌnhi]; born January 9, 1942) is a South Korean business magnate and the chairman of Samsung Group. In 1996, Lee became a member of the International Olympic Committee. With an estimated family net worth of US$40.8 billion, he and his family rank among the Forbes richest people in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Kun-hee has received more than 1,314,141 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 93rd most popular businessperson.

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  • 19

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  • 6.64

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  • 1.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Lee Kun-hee ranks 93 out of 481Before him are Cornelius Vanderbilt, Boris Berezovsky, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Adnan Khashoggi, Ole Kirk Christiansen, and Johann Friedrich Böttger. After him are Flavio Briatore, William Boeing, Michele Ferrero, Ren Zhengfei, Larry Ellison, and Sam Walton.

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Among people born in 1942, Lee Kun-hee ranks 78Before him are Junichiro Koizumi, Françoise Dorléac, Mirjana Marković, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vladimír Mečiar, and Stanley B. Prusiner. After him are Tasuku Honjo, Pál Schmitt, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, and Daniel Dennett.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Kun-hee ranks 34 out of 380Before him are Heonjong of Joseon (1827), Yun Chi-ho (1864), Yejong of Joseon (1450), Yi I (1536), Nam June Paik (1932), and Princess Deokhye (1912). After him are Gim Yu-sin (595), Charles J. Pedersen (1904), Kim Ki-duk (1960), Kim Tu-bong (1889), Cha Bum-kun (1953), and Soh Jaipil (1864).


Among businesspeople born in South Korea, Lee Kun-hee ranks 1After him are Lee Jae-yong (null).

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