Louis Chevrolet

1878 - 1941

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Louis-Joseph Chevrolet (French: [ʃəvʁɔlɛ]; December 25, 1878 – June 6, 1941) was a Swiss race car driver, co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company in 1911, and a founder in 1916 of the Frontenac Motor Corporation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Chevrolet has received more than 786,380 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Louis Chevrolet is the 111th most popular businessperson (up from 121st in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 125th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Businessperson.

Louis Chevrolet was a French-born American automobile designer and co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Company.

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Among businesspeople, Louis Chevrolet ranks 111 out of 604Before him are Johann Friedrich Böttger, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Paul Reuter, Larry Flynt, Pierre Bergé, and Louis Vuitton. After him are Giovanni Battista Caproni, Ted Turner, William Boeing, Iwasaki Yatarō, Elizabeth Arden, and Eusebi Güell.

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Among people born in 1878, Louis Chevrolet ranks 26Before him are Gustav Radbruch, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Alexander von Falkenhausen, Shigeru Yoshida, Arthur Scherbius, and Clemens August Graf von Galen. After him are P. D. Ouspensky, Elizabeth Arden, Yakov Yurovsky, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Eileen Gray, and Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz. Among people deceased in 1941, Louis Chevrolet ranks 39Before him are Frederick Griffith, Christian Rakovsky, Gottfried Feder, Sherwood Anderson, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, and Kurt Koffka. After him are Mikhail Kirponos, Ludwig Quidde, Gaetano Mosca, Dmitry Pavlov, Sisowath Monivong, and Pál Teleki.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Louis Chevrolet ranks 106 out of 749Before him are Anna Göldi (1734), Ludwig Binswanger (1881), Charles Bonnet (1720), Matthäus Merian (1593), Gottfried Keller (1819), and Richard R. Ernst (1933). After him are Germain Henri Hess (1802), Heinrich Bullinger (1504), Albert Anker (1831), Blaise Cendrars (1887), Simonetta Sommaruga (1960), and Paul Guldin (1577).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Switzerland

Among businesspeople born in Switzerland, Louis Chevrolet ranks 5Before him are Sepp Blatter (1936), Aga Khan IV (1936), Joan Gamper (1877), and César Ritz (1850). After him are Gianni Infantino (1970), Peter Sauber (1943), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Gustav Wiederkehr (1905), Walter Wild (1872), and Josef Ackermann (1948).