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Roger Ailes

1940 - 2017

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Roger Eugene Ailes (May 15, 1940 – May 18, 2017) was an American television executive and media consultant. He was the chairman and CEO of Fox News, Fox Television Stations and 20th Television. Ailes was a media consultant for US Republican presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush, and for Rudy Giuliani's 1989 New York City mayoral election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Ailes has received more than 11,528,202 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Roger Ailes is the 128th most popular businessperson (up from 157th in 2019), the 1,452nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,911th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Roger Ailes ranks 128 out of 601Before him are Giulia Tofana, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Solomon R. Guggenheim, John DeLorean, and Ethan Allen. After him are Henry Ford II, Ron Dennis, Roy O. Disney, Johns Hopkins, François Pinault, and Armand Peugeot.

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Among people born in 1940, Roger Ailes ranks 89Before him are George Akerlof, Dionne Warwick, Lothar de Maizière, Anthony Fauci, Brian Josephson, and Mamnoon Hussain. After him are Nobuyoshi Araki, Arieh Warshel, Clive Sinclair, Max Mosley, Joseph L. Goldstein, and Régis Debray. Among people deceased in 2017, Roger Ailes ranks 68Before him are Jacque Fresco, Michael Nyqvist, Abdul Halim of Kedah, John Heard, Hans Rosling, and Piet Keizer. After him are John Berger, Jake LaMotta, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Chris Cornell, and Albert Speer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roger Ailes ranks 1,452 out of 18,182Before him are Debbie Harry (1945), Ethan Allen (1738), Eric Roberts (1956), Danny Aiello (1933), Henry Rollins (1961), and John Dickson Carr (1906). After him are Richard S. Castellano (1933), George Smoot (1945), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Spike Lee (1957), and Dale T. Mortensen (1939).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Roger Ailes ranks 44Before him are Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861), John DeLorean (1925), and Ethan Allen (1738). After him are Henry Ford II (1917), Roy O. Disney (1893), Johns Hopkins (1795), Martha Stewart (1941), Reed Hastings (1960), and Larry Silverstein (1931).