Theo Albrecht

1922 - 2010

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Theodor Paul Albrecht (German: [ˈalbʁɛçt]; 28 March 1922 – 24 July 2010) was a German entrepreneur. He established the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Karl Albrecht. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theo Albrecht has received more than 803,607 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Theo Albrecht is the 194th most popular businessperson (up from 208th in 2019), the 1,972nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,035th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Theo Albrecht ranks 194 out of 604. Before him are Malcolm Glazer, Vincenzo Lancia, Stavros Niarchos, Vidal Sassoon, Al-Waleed bin Talal, and Rex Tillerson. After him are Friedrich Bayer, Karl Baedeker, Umberto Agnelli, Hetty Green, Mike Markkula, and Bill Hewlett.

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Among people born in 1922, Theo Albrecht ranks 129Before him are John B. Goodenough, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Susanna Agnelli, Manuel Fraga, Charles M. Schulz, and Fikret Amirov. After him are Guy Thys, Farrokhroo Parsa, Ivry Gitlis, Hussein Onn, Kingsley Amis, and Shigeru Mizuki. Among people deceased in 2010, Theo Albrecht ranks 81Before him are Satoshi Kon, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, Eddie Fisher, Ariel Ramírez, Sigmar Polke, and Orlando Peçanha. After him are Robert Culp, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Peter Graves, Miguel Delibes, Malcolm McLaren, and Captain Beefheart.

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Among people born in Germany, Theo Albrecht ranks 1,972 out of 5,289. Before him are Mesut Özil (1988), Johannes R. Becher (1891), Sigmar Polke (1941), Louis IV, Elector Palatine (1424), Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780), and Ludwig Börne (1786). After him are Heinz Brandt (1907), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin (1891), Hermann Scherchen (1891), Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), and Edmund Heines (1897).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Theo Albrecht ranks 21Before him are Uli Hoeneß (1952), Karl Albrecht (1920), Carl Laemmle (1867), Maurice de Hirsch (1831), Axel Springer (1912), and John Jacob Astor (1763). After him are Friedrich Bayer (1825), Karl Baedeker (1801), Friedrich Alfred Krupp (1854), Henry E. Steinway (1797), Hans Riegel (1923), and Melitta Bentz (1873).