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Peggy Guggenheim

1898 - 1979

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Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim ( GUUG-ən-hyme; August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite. Born to the wealthy New York City Guggenheim family, she was the daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, who went down with the Titanic in 1912, and the niece of Solomon R. Guggenheim, who established the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Guggenheim collected art in Europe and America primarily between 1938 and 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peggy Guggenheim has received more than 1,511,706 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Peggy Guggenheim is the 25th most popular celebrity (up from 26th in 2019), the 970th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,074th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Celebrity.

Peggy Guggenheim was a wealthy American heiress who became a major art collector and patron. She was the daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, one of the wealthiest men in the world at the time of his death in the sinking of the Titanic.

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Among celebrities, Peggy Guggenheim ranks 25 out of 181Before her are Anna Anderson, Rosalia Lombardo, Margaret Brown, Dodi Fayed, Sarah Knauss, and Marie Duplessis. After her are Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Don King, Rodney King, Jacques Mayol, Mary Mallon, and Kim Kardashian.

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Among people born in 1898, Peggy Guggenheim ranks 44Before her are Aloysius Stepinac, Julius Schreck, Georges Dumézil, Joseph Murphy, Ahmad Shah Qajar, and Konrad Henlein. After her are Therese Neumann, Joris Ivens, Vicente Aleixandre, Héctor Scarone, Totò, and Josef Terboven. Among people deceased in 1979, Peggy Guggenheim ranks 35Before her are Robert Burns Woodward, Ernst Chain, Agostinho Neto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francisco Macías Nguema, and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga. After her are Mary Pickford, Pier Luigi Nervi, Nicholas Ray, Edvard Kardelj, Louis Chiron, and Giulio Natta.

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Among people born in United States, Peggy Guggenheim ranks 970 out of 18,182Before her are Mel Ferrer (1917), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Judith Butler (1956), Joel Schumacher (1939), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), and Richard E. Byrd (1888). After her are Susan B. Anthony (1820), Virginia Apgar (1909), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Sam Shepard (1943), James Horner (1953), and Gena Rowlands (1930).

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Among celebrities born in United States, Peggy Guggenheim ranks 10Before her are Buffalo Bill (1846), Black Dahlia (1924), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Monica Lewinsky (1973), Margaret Brown (1867), and Sarah Knauss (1880). After her are Don King (1931), Rodney King (1965), Kim Kardashian (1980), Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Edie Sedgwick (1943), and John B. Calhoun (1917).