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Solomon R. Guggenheim

1861 - 1949

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Solomon Robert Guggenheim (February 2, 1861 – November 3, 1949) was an American businessman and art collector. He is best known for establishing the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Guggenheim was born into a wealthy mining family, and he founded the Yukon Gold Company in Alaska, among other business interests. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Solomon R. Guggenheim has received more than 778,622 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Solomon R. Guggenheim is the 125th most popular businessperson (down from 104th in 2019), the 1,421st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,197th in 2019) and the 41st most popular American Businessperson.

Solomon R. Guggenheim was an American businessman and art collector. He is most famous for founding the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

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Among businesspeople, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 125 out of 601Before him are Bernard Baruch, Joan Laporta, Walter Chrysler, Giulia Tofana, Hiroshi Yamauchi, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. After him are John DeLorean, Ethan Allen, Roger Ailes, Henry Ford II, Ron Dennis, and Roy O. Disney.

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Among people born in 1861, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 33Before him are Anton Arensky, William Bateson, Henry Gantt, Armando Diaz, István Tisza, and Nettie Stevens. After him are Pierre Duhem, Nikolay Zelinsky, Luigi Facta, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, William C. Durant, and M. Visvesvaraya. Among people deceased in 1949, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 32Before him are Henri Giraud, Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, Aleksandra Ekster, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, László Rajk, and Aino Aalto. After him are José Clemente Orozco, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Harry Stack Sullivan, Ulrich Salchow, Alice Bailey, and Béla Balázs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 1,421 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Jordan (1948), Mike Portnoy (1967), Rollo May (1909), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), and Bob Ross (1942). After him are Lita Grey (1908), John DeLorean (1925), Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Connie Francis (1938), David Duchovny (1960), and Charles G. Dawes (1865).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 41Before him are John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gordon Moore (1929), Stan Kroenke (1947), Bernard Baruch (1870), Walter Chrysler (1875), and Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794). After him are John DeLorean (1925), Ethan Allen (1738), Roger Ailes (1940), Henry Ford II (1917), Roy O. Disney (1893), and Johns Hopkins (1795).