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Rupert Murdoch

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Keith Rupert Murdoch ( MUR-dok; born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American business magnate. Through his company News Corp, he is the owner of hundreds of local, national, and international publishing outlets around the world, including in the UK (The Sun and The Times), in Australia (The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, and The Australian), in the US (The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post), book publisher HarperCollins, and the television broadcasting channels Sky News Australia and Fox News (through the Fox Corporation). He was also the owner of Sky (until 2018), 21st Century Fox (until 2019), and the now-defunct News of the World. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rupert Murdoch has received more than 18,757,378 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Rupert Murdoch is the 51st most popular businessperson (up from 60th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Australia (up from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Australian Businessperson.

Rupert Murdoch is most famous for being the founder of News Corporation, the company that owns Fox News.

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  • 72

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  • 3.30

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  • 6.35

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Among businesspeople, Rupert Murdoch ranks 51 out of 601Before him are Thomas Cook, Sergei Diaghilev, Joan Gamper, Dietrich Mateschitz, Rudolf Dassler, and Henri Nestlé. After him are Giovanni Agnelli, Richard Branson, Aga Khan IV, Bernie Ecclestone, Robert Kardashian, and Mark Zuckerberg.

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Among people born in 1931, Rupert Murdoch ranks 31Before him are Josef Masopust, John le Carré, Leonard Nimoy, Ian Holm, Guy Debord, and William Shatner. After him are João Gilberto, D. B. Cooper, Aldo Rossi, Syukuro Manabe, Johannes Rau, and Martinus J. G. Veltman.

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Among people born in Australia, Rupert Murdoch ranks 6 out of 925Before him are George Lazenby (1939), Lawrence Bragg (1890), Rod Laver (1938), Geoffrey Rush (1951), and Cate Blanchett (1969). After him are Elton Mayo (1880), Errol Flynn (1909), Truganini (1812), Heath Ledger (1979), Chris Hemsworth (1983), and Hugh Jackman (1968).


Among businesspeople born in Australia, Rupert Murdoch ranks 1After him are Paul Stoddart (1955) and Gina Rinehart (1954).

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