Meyer Guggenheim

1828 - 1905

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Meyer Guggenheim ( GOOG-in-hime, German: [ˈmaɪər ˈɡʊɡn̩haɪm]; February 1, 1828 – March 15, 1905) was the patriarch of what became known as the Guggenheim family in the United States, which became one of the world's wealthiest families during the 19th century, and remained so during the 20th. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meyer Guggenheim has received more than 269,926 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Meyer Guggenheim is the 263rd most popular businessperson (down from 195th in 2019), the 256th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 205th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Swiss Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Meyer Guggenheim ranks 263 out of 604Before him are Allen Klein, Colonel Tom Parker, Vagit Alekperov, Arnold Rothstein, Norio Ohga, and Stefan Persson. After him are B. C. Forbes, Haim Saban, Ebenezer Cobb Morley, Eugène Schueller, Jack Tramiel, and Terry Gou.

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Among people born in 1828, Meyer Guggenheim ranks 36Before him are George Meredith, Charles de Freycinet, Joseph Dietzgen, Władysław Czartoryski, Rainilaiarivony, and Herman Grimm. After him are Lahiri Mahasaya, Mór Than, Étienne Carjat, Franjo Rački, Maria Deraismes, and Viktor Rydberg. Among people deceased in 1905, Meyer Guggenheim ranks 40Before him are Lew Wallace, José-Maria de Heredia, Franz Reuleaux, Franz Overbeck, George MacDonald, and Julius Oppert. After him are Pedro Américo, Amalie Skram, Máximo Gómez, Debendranath Tagore, Rudolf von Alt, and Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Meyer Guggenheim ranks 256 out of 749Before him are René Burri (1933), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Paul Sacher (1906), Vincent Perez (1964), Gilberto Agustoni (1922), and Pancho Vladigerov (1899). After him are Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Arthur Cravan (1887), Lisa Della Casa (1919), Didier Burkhalter (1960), Carl Lutz (1895), and Claude Nicollier (1944).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Switzerland

Among businesspeople born in Switzerland, Meyer Guggenheim ranks 9Before him are Joan Gamper (1877), César Ritz (1850), Louis Chevrolet (1878), Gianni Infantino (1970), Peter Sauber (1943), and Umberto Agnelli (1934). After him are Gustav Wiederkehr (1905), Walter Wild (1872), Josef Ackermann (1948), and Esther Dyson (1951).