Milton S. Hershey

1857 - 1945

Milton S. Hershey

Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945) was an American chocolatier, businessman, and philanthropist. Trained in the confectionery business, Hershey pioneered the manufacture of caramel, using fresh milk. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milton S. Hershey has received more than 1,376,926 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 365th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Milton S. Hershey ranks 371 out of 481Before him are Christopher O'Neill, Josef Ackermann, Jerry Yang, Robert Ripley, Dustin Moskovitz, and Yolanda Hadid. After him are Alexey Miller, Meg Whitman, Chad Hurley, Paddy Lowe, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, and Eric Trump.

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Among people born in 1857, Milton S. Hershey ranks 89Before him are Theodor Curtius, Ernst Trygger, Ayub Khan, John Jacob Abel, Alice Pike Barney, and Charles B. Cory. After him are Frank J. Sprague, Williamina Fleming, John Joly, and Juan Luna. Among people deceased in 1945, Milton S. Hershey ranks 214Before him are Alexey Favorsky, Vikenty Veresaev, Mark Sandrich, Charles Sands, Frank Chapman, and Florence Bascom. After him are Ernie Pyle, Walter Frederick Gale, Robert Benchley, Alfred E. Goodey, Ellen Glasgow, and Hiram Johnson.

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