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Stanley Ho

1921 - 2020

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Stanley Ho Hung-sun (Chinese: 何鴻燊; 25 November 1921 – 26 May 2020) was a Hong Kong-Macau billionaire businessman. His original patrilineal surname was Bosman, which was later sinicized to 何 (Ho). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Ho has received more than 2,077,945 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Stanley Ho is the 163rd most popular businessperson (down from 74th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Hong Kong (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Businessperson.

Stanley Ho is most famous for being the first person to introduce casinos to Macau.

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  • 24

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  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Stanley Ho ranks 163 out of 601Before him are Melinda Gates, Lady Bird Johnson, Charles Simonyi, Masayoshi Son, Phil Knight, and Karl Albrecht. After him are Torakusu Yamaha, Tomáš Baťa, Steve Chen, Fusajiro Yamauchi, Theodor de Bry, and Malcolm Glazer.

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Among people born in 1921, Stanley Ho ranks 99Before him are Oskar Gröning, Mary Douglas, Raymond Goethals, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Leonardo Sciascia, and George Roy Hill. After him are Maurice Richard, Jean-Marie Balestre, Donna Reed, Nino Manfredi, Stein Rokkan, and James Whitmore. Among people deceased in 2020, Stanley Ho ranks 96Before him are Mark Blum, Kang Kek Iew, Ida Haendel, Bill Withers, Ernesto Cardenal, and Kelly Preston. After him are Florian Schneider, Vera Lynn, Jack Welch, Lorenzo Sanz, Gérard Houllier, and David Prowse.

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In Hong Kong

Among people born in Hong Kong, Stanley Ho ranks 10 out of 106Before him are Leslie Cheung (1956), Ma Ying-jeou (1950), Stephen Chow (1962), Katrina Kaif (1983), Carrie Lam (1957), and Andy Lau (1961). After him are Yuen Biao (1957), Tony Leung Chiu-wai (1962), John Lone (1952), Margaret Chan (1947), Nora Miao (1952), and Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg (1964).


Among businesspeople born in Hong Kong, Stanley Ho ranks 1