Peter Thiel

1967 - Today

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Peter Andreas Thiel (; born 11 October 1967 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a German-American billionaire entrepreneur and venture capitalist. A co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies, and Founders Fund, he was the first outside investor in Facebook. He was ranked No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Thiel has received more than 7,477,946 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Peter Thiel is the 380th most popular businessperson (down from 345th in 2019), the 3,615th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,908th in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Peter Thiel ranks 380 out of 604. Before him are Anders Frisk, Muhtar Kent, Jay Gould, Ernest Oppenheimer, Oleg Deripaska, and Gilbert Kaplan. After him are Bob Lazar, Mark Shuttleworth, Walter Wild, Anita Roddick, Reed Hastings, and Piero Dusio.

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Among people born in 1967, Peter Thiel ranks 142Before him are Charb, David Černý, Ai Yazawa, Talisa Soto, David Conrad, and Javier Cámara. After him are Megumi Hayashibara, Steven Wilson, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Sue Gardner, Daron Acemoglu, and Saara Kuugongelwa.

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Among people born in Germany, Peter Thiel ranks 3,615 out of 5,289. Before him are Renate Stecher (1950), Ludwig Abeille (1761), Fritz von Unruh (1885), Alfred Landé (1888), Otto Waalkes (1948), and Bernd Stange (1948). After him are Wolfgang Nordwig (1943), Louise Otto-Peters (1819), Gotthard Handrick (1908), Anita Augspurg (1857), Reinhold Münzenberg (1909), and Hans-Jürgen Kreische (1947).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Peter Thiel ranks 36Before him are Albert Ballin (1857), Adolf Merckle (1934), Martin Winterkorn (1947), Susanne Klatten (1962), Kim Dotcom (1974), and Ernest Oppenheimer (1880). After him are Jawed Karim (1979) and Bernard Knubel (1872).

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