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Rudolf Dassler

1898 - 1974

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Rudolf "Rudi" Dassler (26 March 1898 – 27 October 1974) was the German founder of the sportswear company Puma and the older brother of Adidas founder, Adolf "Adi" Dassler. The brothers were partners in a shoe company Adi started, "Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik" (English: Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory). Rudi joined in 1924. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Dassler has received more than 1,302,932 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Rudolf Dassler is the 37th most popular businessperson (down from 31st in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from Germany (down from 307th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Businessperson.

Rudolf Dassler is most famous for being the founder of Adidas.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Rudolf Dassler ranks 37 out of 604Before him are P. T. Barnum, Robert Bosch, Ettore Bugatti, Steve Ballmer, Ferruccio Lamborghini, and Soichiro Honda. After him are Bernard Arnault, Bernie Ecclestone, Robert Kardashian, Jeff Bezos, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and João Havelange.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1898, Rudolf Dassler ranks 20Before him are Umm Kulthum, William James Sidis, Trofim Lysenko, Liu Shaoqi, Tamara de Lempicka, and Henry Moore. After him are Alexander Calder, Hans Krebs, Gunnar Myrdal, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Julius Evola, and Karl Ziegler. Among people deceased in 1974, Rudolf Dassler ranks 13Before him are Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, Amin al-Husseini, Baldur von Schirach, and U Thant. After him are Imre Lakatos, Duke Ellington, Erich Kästner, Darius Milhaud, Jacob L. Moreno, and Julius Evola.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Dassler ranks 348 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (1808), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Friedrich Schlegel (1772), Nelly Sachs (1891), and Richard Dedekind (1831). After him are Henry the Lion (1129), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Traudl Junge (1920), August Kekulé (1829), Hermann Fegelein (1906), and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Germany

Among businesspeople born in Germany, Rudolf Dassler ranks 6Before him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838), Levi Strauss (1829), Adolf Dassler (1900), Ludwig Erhard (1897), and Robert Bosch (1861). After him are Henri Nestlé (1814), Otto Frank (1889), Bertha Benz (1849), Jakob Fugger (1459), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777), and Dietmar Hopp (1940).