Richard Branson

1950 - Today

Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group in the 1970s, which controls more than 400 companies in various fields.Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. His first business venture, at the age of 16, was a magazine called Student. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Branson has received more than 10,984,103 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 40th most popular businessperson.

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  • 66.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Richard Branson ranks 40 out of 481Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini, Robert Bosch, Henri Nestlé, Soichiro Honda, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Martin Cooper. After him are Joan Gamper, Robert Kiyosaki, Sergei Diaghilev, Steve Ballmer, Otto Frank, and João Havelange.

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Among people born in 1950, Richard Branson ranks 8Before him are Jay Leno, Abdullah Gül, Viktor Yanukovych, Steve Wozniak, Agnetha Fältskog, and Goran Bregović. After him are Jim Mattis, Stevie Wonder, Vicente del Bosque, Gilles Villeneuve, Anne, Princess Royal, and Ed Harris.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Branson ranks 320 out of 5,347Before him are Margaret Tudor (1489), James Parkinson (1755), Saint Boniface (680), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and John Wesley (1703). After him are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), Thomas Becket (1119), Malcolm McDowell (1943), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), Gary Oldman (1958), and Edward Victor Appleton (1892).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Richard Branson ranks 3Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853) and Andrew Carnegie (1835). After him are Bernie Ecclestone (1930), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Thomas Cook (1808), Stanley Rous (1895), Frank Williams (1942), Brian Epstein (1934), Vidal Sassoon (1928), Ron Dennis (1947), and Thomas Lipton (1848).

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