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Steve Jobs

1955 - 2011

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Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American business magnate, industrial designer, media proprietor, and investor. He was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple; 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. He 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 to a Syrian father and German-American mother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Jobs has received more than 57,168,104 page views. His biography is available in 155 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 154 in 2019). Steve Jobs is the most popular designer, the 6th most popular biography from United States (up from 11th 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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  • 57M

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  • 155

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  • 20.27

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  • 3.16

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Among designers, Steve Jobs ranks 1 out of 86After him are Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Peter Carl Fabergé, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Aldus Manutius, Paco Rabanne, Gerrit Rietveld, and László Moholy-Nagy.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 6 out of 18,182Before him are Thomas Edison (1847), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Muhammad Ali (1942), Jimmy Carter (1924), and Edgar Allan Poe (1809). After him are Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Neil Armstrong (1930), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Grace Kelly (1929), and Ulysses S. Grant (1822).

Among DESIGNERS In United States

Among designers born in United States, Steve Jobs ranks 1After him are Iris Apfel (1921), Syd Mead (1933), Milton Glaser (1929), Paul Rand (1914), Virgil Abloh (1980), Ruth St. Denis (1879), Alan Freed (1921), Colleen Atwood (1948), Ollie Johnston (1912), Norman Bel Geddes (1893), and Marc Davis (1913).