Samuel Cunard

1787 - 1865

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Sir Samuel Cunard, 1st Baronet (21 November 1787 – 28 April 1865), was a British-Canadian shipping magnate, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, who founded the Cunard Line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Cunard has received more than 103,320 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Samuel Cunard is the 423rd most popular businessperson, the 360th most popular biography from Canada and the 4th most popular Canadian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Samuel Cunard ranks 423 out of 604Before him are Helen Walton, Sam Panopoulos, Andrew Planche, Carl Laemmle Jr., Jerry Yang, and Lee Jae-yong. After him are Richard DeVos, Shane McMahon, Ana Botín, Mohammed bin Hammam, Joe Sutter, and John Elkann.

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Among people born in 1787, Samuel Cunard ranks 41Before him are Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, John Richardson, Thomas Say, François Sudre, Sven Nilsson, and Pedro Vélez. After him are Josef Ludwig von Armansperg and John J. Crittenden. Among people deceased in 1865, Samuel Cunard ranks 60Before him are John Richardson, Kitsos Tzavelas, William Henry Smyth, Edward Everett, Hugh Falconer, and José María Pérez de Urdininea. After him are Stephen Allen Benson, Richard Cobden, Andrei Stackenschneider, A. P. Hill, William J. Duane, and Thomas Corwin.

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Among people born in Canada, Samuel Cunard ranks 360 out of 1,130Before him are Calixa Lavallée (1842), Lawrence Lambe (1863), Richard Williams (1933), Heather Menzies (1949), Chad Kroeger (1974), and Jacques Parizeau (1930). After him are Bruno Pelletier (1962), Marie-Claire Blais (1939), Christopher Heyerdahl (1963), David Reimer (1965), Jason Gray-Stanford (1970), and Matt Craven (1956).


Among businesspeople born in Canada, Samuel Cunard ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth Arden (1878), Joe Weider (1919), and Guy Laliberté (1959). After him are Stephen Elop (1963) and Jade Raymond (1975).