Sheldon Adelson

1933 - 2021

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Sheldon Gary Adelson (; August 4, 1933 – January 11, 2021) was an American businessman, investor, political donor and philanthropist. He was the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which owns the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, and the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited, which operates The Venetian Las Vegas and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He owned the Israeli daily newspaper Israel Hayom, the Israeli weekly newspaper Makor Rishon, and the American daily newspaper the Las Vegas Review-Journal.Adelson created the Adelson Foundation in 2007, a private charity focusing on healthcare and support of Israel and the Jewish people. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sheldon Adelson has received more than 3,940,771 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Sheldon Adelson is the 158th most popular businessperson (down from 155th in 2019), the 1,916th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,983rd in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Sheldon Adelson ranks 158 out of 604Before him are Karl Albrecht, Thomas J. Watson, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Ron Dennis, Rebiya Kadeer, and Roger Ailes. After him are Jack Daniel, Fusajiro Yamauchi, John DeLorean, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Carl Laemmle, and Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

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Among people born in 1933, Sheldon Adelson ranks 105Before him are Bata Živojinović, Ilia II of Georgia, Yuri Oganessian, Juan Marsé, Donald E. Westlake, and The Singing Nun. After him are Luis Bacalov, Elem Klimov, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Wayne Shorter, Narriman Sadek, and Maurice André. Among people deceased in 2021, Sheldon Adelson ranks 3Before him are Martinus J. G. Veltman and Phil Spector. After him are Tanya Roberts, Michael Apted, Marion Ramsey, Henri Schwery, Carlos do Carmo, Eusébio Scheid, Vassilis Alexakis, Rush Limbaugh, and Colin Bell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sheldon Adelson ranks 1,916 out of 15,968Before him are Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Linda Lee Cadwell (1945), Roger Ailes (1940), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Andrew Garfield (1983), and Ken Norton (1943). After him are Jack Daniel (1850), Dorothy Vaughan (1910), Kelly Bishop (1944), Alex Jones (1974), David Letterman (1947), and Eleanor Parker (1922).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Sheldon Adelson ranks 55Before him are Phil Knight (1938), Jack Welch (1935), Martha Stewart (1941), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Thomas J. Watson (1874), and Roger Ailes (1940). After him are Jack Daniel (1850), John DeLorean (1925), Larry Silverstein (1931), David Packard (1912), Henry J. Heinz (1844), and Chris Gardner (1954).