Muhammad Yunus

1940 - Today

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus (born 28 June 1940) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance. These loans are given to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. In 2006, Yunus and the Grameen Bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for their efforts through microcredit to create economic and social development from below". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Yunus has received more than 1,706,426 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 18th most popular businessperson.

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  • 85

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  • 4.28

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Among businesspeople, Muhammad Yunus ranks 18 out of 481Before him are Vince McMahon, David Rockefeller, Cosimo de' Medici, Levi Strauss, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, and Carlos Slim. After him are Adolf Dassler, Amancio Ortega, P. T. Barnum, Colonel Sanders, Florentino Pérez, and J. Paul Getty.

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Among people born in 1940, Muhammad Yunus ranks 10Before him are Al Pacino, Margrethe II of Denmark, Chuck Norris, Ringo Starr, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Carlos Slim. After him are Constantine II of Greece, Frank Zappa, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Gao Xingjian, Wangari Maathai, and J. M. Coetzee.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Muhammad Yunus ranks 1 out of 37After him are Amartya Sen (1933), Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920), Atiśa (982), Sheikh Hasina (1947), William Beveridge (1879), Jagadish Chandra Bose (1858), Chandragupta I (250), Zillur Rahman (1929), Abdul Hamid (1944), Sri Chinmoy (1931), and Iajuddin Ahmed (1931).

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Among businesspeople born in Bangladesh, Muhammad Yunus ranks 1

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