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 612,433 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Solomon R. Guggenheim is the 104th most popular businessperson (down from 89th in 2019), the 1,198th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,048th in 2019) and the 33rd 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 104 out of 604Before him are Mark Zuckerberg, Chung Ju-yung, Roman Abramovich, César Ritz, Ole Kirk Christiansen, and Sam Walton. After him are Johann Friedrich Böttger, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Paul Reuter, Larry Flynt, Pierre Bergé, and Louis Vuitton.

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Among people born in 1861, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 27Before him are Antoine Bourdelle, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Maximilian von Spee, Anton Arensky, Italo Svevo, and William Bateson. After him are Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Armando Diaz, Pierre Duhem, Henry Gantt, Michel Verne, and Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig. Among people deceased in 1949, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 28Before him are Fyodor Tolbukhin, Gustav Radbruch, Henri Giraud, Angela Hitler, Sarojini Naidu, and Niceto Alcalá-Zamora. After him are Aleksandra Ekster, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, László Rajk, Alice Bailey, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and José Clemente Orozco.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 1,198 out of 15,968Before him are John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899), Etta James (1938), Joseph Murray (1919), Eric Roberts (1956), Sam Walton (1918), and Bette Midler (1945). After him are Brooke Shields (1965), Joseph Kosuth (1945), Vernon L. Smith (1927), John Dickson Carr (1906), Fredric Brown (1906), and E. O. Wilson (1929).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Solomon R. Guggenheim ranks 33Before him are Ronald Wayne (1934), William Randolph Hearst (1863), Larry Ellison (1944), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), and Sam Walton (1918). After him are John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Larry Flynt (1942), Ted Turner (1938), William Boeing (1881), Bernard Baruch (1870), and Walter Chrysler (1875).