Steve Jobs

1955 - 2011

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Steven Paul Jobs (; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and co-founder of Apple Inc.; the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar; a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following its acquisition of Pixar; and the founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT. Jobs is widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with his early business partner and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Jobs was born in San Francisco, California, and put up for adoption. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Jobs has received more than 49,044,773 page views. His biography is available in 154 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 150 in 2019). Steve Jobs is the most popular designer, the 11th most popular biography from United States (up from 45th 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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Among designers, Steve Jobs ranks 1 out of 87After him are Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Gerrit Rietveld, László Moholy-Nagy, Aldus Manutius, and Michael Thonet.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 11 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Carter (1924), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), and Sylvester Stallone (1946). After him are Malcolm X (1925), Elvis Presley (1935), Martin Van Buren (1782), John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), and Neil Armstrong (1930).

Among DESIGNERS In United States

Among designers born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 1After him are Iris Apfel (1921), Milton Glaser (1929), Syd Mead (1933), Paul Rand (1914), Ruth St. Denis (1879), Alan Freed (1921), Cyrus West Field (1819), Norman Bel Geddes (1893), Ollie Johnston (1912), Colleen Atwood (1948), and Marc Davis (1913).