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Walter Chrysler

1875 - 1940

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Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American industrial pioneer in the automotive industry, American automotive industry executive and the founder and namesake of American Chrysler Corporation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Chrysler has received more than 827,553 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Walter Chrysler is the 120th most popular businessperson (up from 121st in 2019), the 1,396th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,438th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Businessperson.

Walter Chrysler is most famous for founding the Chrysler Corporation in 1925.

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Walter Chrysler ranks 120 out of 601Before him are Gordon Moore, Carlos Ghosn, Stan Kroenke, César Ritz, Bernard Baruch, and Joan Laporta. After him are Giulia Tofana, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Solomon R. Guggenheim, John DeLorean, and Ethan Allen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Walter Chrysler ranks 37Before him are Mihály Károlyi, Anatoly Lunacharsky, Cléo de Mérode, Mistinguett, Sisowath Monivong, and Rudolf von Sebottendorf. After him are Albert Marquet, Ludwig Prandtl, Franco Alfano, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, Hiram Bingham III, and Thomas Burke. Among people deceased in 1940, Walter Chrysler ranks 36Before him are Kyösti Kallio, Katharina Schratt, Frederick Cook, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, Vito Volterra, and Édouard Vuillard. After him are Gunnar Asplund, Michael Hainisch, Saionji Kinmochi, Nicolae Iorga, Marcus Garvey, and Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Chrysler ranks 1,396 out of 18,182Before him are Wes Anderson (1969), Richard Winters (1918), David Morse (1953), Ken Thompson (1943), Alan Greenspan (1926), and Herbert Blomstedt (1927). After him are Bob Saget (1956), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Rose Kennedy (1890), Carroll Baker (1931), Jean M. Auel (1936), and Karen Grassle (1942).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Walter Chrysler ranks 39Before him are Mike Markkula (1942), William Randolph Hearst (1863), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gordon Moore (1929), Stan Kroenke (1947), and Bernard Baruch (1870). After him are Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861), John DeLorean (1925), Ethan Allen (1738), Roger Ailes (1940), and Henry Ford II (1917).