Steve Jobs

1955 - 2011

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Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American businessman, inventor, and investor best known for co-founding the technology company Apple Inc. Jobs was also the founder of NeXT and chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Jobs has received more than 64,575,236 page views. His biography is available in 163 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 155 in 2019). Steve Jobs is the most popular designer, the 10th most popular biography from United States (down from 6th in 2019) and the most popular American Designer.

Steve Jobs is most famous for co-founding Apple and being the CEO of the company. He was also responsible for the development of the iPod, iPhone, and iPad.

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  • 3.24

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Among designers, Steve Jobs ranks 1 out of 104After him are Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, Thomas Andrews, Paco Rabanne, William Morris, Aldus Manutius, Gerrit Rietveld, and Giorgetto Giugiaro.

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Among people born in 1955, Steve Jobs ranks 1After him are Bill Gates, Bruce Willis, Nicolas Sarkozy, Rowan Atkinson, Michel Platini, Tim Berners-Lee, Jair Bolsonaro, Koji Tanaka, Kevin Costner, Alain Prost, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Among people deceased in 2011, Steve Jobs ranks 1After him are Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong-il, Václav Havel, Osama bin Laden, Elizabeth Taylor, Otto von Habsburg, Cesária Évora, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Peter Falk, Wangari Maathai, and Sócrates.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 10 out of 20,380Before him are Muhammad Ali (1942), Jimmy Carter (1924), Michael Jackson (1958), Richard Nixon (1913), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), and Sylvester Stallone (1946). After him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Steven Spielberg (1946), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Hillary Clinton (1947), and Andrew Johnson (1808).

Among DESIGNERS In United States

Among designers born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 1After him are Iris Apfel (1921), Betsy Ross (1752), Syd Mead (1933), Milton Glaser (1929), Paul Rand (1914), Ruth St. Denis (1879), Ollie Johnston (1912), Alan Freed (1921), Marc Davis (1913), Colleen Atwood (1948), and Norman Bel Geddes (1893).