Thomas Lipton

1848 - 1931

Thomas Lipton

Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet, (10 May 1848 – 2 October 1931) was a Scotsman of Irish parentage who was a self-made man, merchant, and yachtsman. He engaged in extensive advertising for his chain of grocery stores and his brand of Lipton teas. He boasted that his secret for success was selling the best goods at the cheapest prices, harnessing the power of advertising, and always being optimistic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Lipton has received more than 249,021 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 150th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Thomas Lipton ranks 152 out of 481Before him are Masayoshi Son, Johns Hopkins, Asa Griggs Candler, Jack Welch, Mike Markkula, and Ron Dennis. After him are Ramón Calderón, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Sheldon Adelson, Rebiya Kadeer, Melitta Bentz, and Giovanni Battista Caproni.

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Among people born in 1848, Thomas Lipton ranks 41Before him are Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Hermann von Eichhorn, Hermann Alexander Diels, Maximilian von Prittwitz, and Lothar von Trotha. After him are Auguste Forel, Jules Bastien-Lepage, Anna Boch, Raja Ravi Varma, Henri Duparc, and Boris Stürmer. Among people deceased in 1931, Thomas Lipton ranks 38Before him are Charles Algernon Parsons, Wilhelm von Gloeden, André Michelin, Isabella, Princess of Asturias, Santiago Rusiñol, and Martinus Beijerinck. After him are Auguste Forel, Antonio Salandra, Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Melvil Dewey, and Motilal Nehru.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lipton ranks 1,255 out of 5,347Before him are Eddie Redmayne (1982), Howard Staunton (1810), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Albert Ketèlbey (1875), and Dorothy L. Sayers (1893). After him are Boy George (1961), Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (1480), John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792), Charles Hatchett (1765), David Lodge (1935), and Richard Adams (1920).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lipton ranks 12Before him are Thomas Cook (1808), Stanley Rous (1895), Frank Williams (1942), Brian Epstein (1934), Vidal Sassoon (1928), and Ron Dennis (1947). After him are Edward Cave (1691), David Icke (1952), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), John McAfee (1945), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), and David Richards (1952).

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