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Masayoshi Son

1957 - Today

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Masayoshi Son (孫 正義, Son Masayoshi, born 11 August 1957) is a Japanese billionaire technology entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. A 3rd generation "Zainichi Korean", he naturalized as a Japanese citizen in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masayoshi Son has received more than 2,245,296 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Masayoshi Son is the 150th most popular businessperson (down from 146th in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from Japan (up from 419th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Japanese Businessperson.

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  • 2.81

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Masayoshi Son ranks 150 out of 604Before her are Gianni Infantino, Phil Knight, Jack Welch, Charles Simonyi, Martha Stewart, and Asa Griggs Candler. After her are Torakusu Yamaha, Karl Albrecht, Thomas J. Watson, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Ron Dennis, and Rebiya Kadeer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1957, Masayoshi Son ranks 39Before her are Caroline Kennedy, Michael Madsen, Fran Drescher, Nick Cave, Theo van Gogh, and Lucien Favre. After her are Cesare Prandelli, Anna Lindh, John Turturro, Ivo Josipović, Adrian Smith, and Marita Koch.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Masayoshi Son ranks 383 out of 5,560Before her are Emperor Go-Kameyama (1347), Ihara Saikaku (1642), Tatsuya Nakadai (1932), Shigechiyo Izumi (1865), Keizō Obuchi (1937), and Konishi Yukinaga (1555). After her are Torakusu Yamaha (1851), Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653), Kondō Isami (1834), Hifuyo Uchida (null), Kenichi Fukui (1918), and Uichiro Hatta (1903).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Japan

Among businesspeople born in Japan, Masayoshi Son ranks 6Before her are Soichiro Honda (1906), Kiichiro Toyoda (1894), Akio Morita (1921), Iwasaki Yatarō (1835), and Hiroshi Yamauchi (1927). After her are Torakusu Yamaha (1851), Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859), Mikimoto Kōkichi (1858), Eiji Toyoda (1913), Norio Ohga (1930), and Tadashi Yanai (1949).

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