Walter Wild

1872 - 1953

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Walter Wild – known in Catalan as Gualteri Wild (October 13, 1872 – December 16, 1953) was a Swiss engineer, tradesman, footballer, and one of the twelve founders of FC Barcelona. He was club's first president for 513 days from 13 December 1899 to 27 December 1900, being re-elected three times, but eventually resigning due to work.He combined his duties as president with playing, having played total of ten matches for the club including the very first one. His main achievement for the club was getting its first home ground at Hotel Casanovas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Wild has received more than 58,877 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Walter Wild is the 383rd most popular businessperson, the 391st most popular biography from Switzerland and the 11th most popular Swiss Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Walter Wild ranks 383 out of 604Before him are Ernest Oppenheimer, Oleg Deripaska, Gilbert Kaplan, Peter Thiel, Bob Lazar, and Mark Shuttleworth. After him are Anita Roddick, Reed Hastings, Piero Dusio, John Munro Longyear, George Peabody, and Harvey S. Firestone.

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Among people born in 1872, Walter Wild ranks 125Before him are Jan Szczepanik, Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen, Gustave Sandras, Teffi, Kote Marjanishvili, and Otto Bahr Halvorsen. After him are Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, Forest Ray Moulton, Carl Bonde, Manuel Márquez Sterling, Richard Röstel, and Charles Gmelin. Among people deceased in 1953, Walter Wild ranks 119Before him are Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Issay Dobrowen, Jim Lightbody, Jonathan M. Wainwright, Eduard Künneke, and Pierre Dupong. After him are Johannes Baumann, Kaarlo Koskelo, Vladas Mironas, Annie Kenney, John Christie, and Millard Mitchell.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Walter Wild ranks 391 out of 749Before him are Hans Huber (1852), Lauro Amadò (1912), Robert Alt (1927), Nicolas Fuss (1755), Numa Droz (1844), and Johann David Wyss (1743). After him are Luuk de Jong (1990), Corina Casanova (1956), Roger Bocquet (1921), Mattia Binotto (1969), Stan Wawrinka (1985), and Pirmin Zurbriggen (1963).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Switzerland

Among businesspeople born in Switzerland, Walter Wild ranks 11Before him are Louis Chevrolet (1878), Gianni Infantino (1970), Peter Sauber (1943), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), and Gustav Wiederkehr (1905). After him are Josef Ackermann (1948) and Esther Dyson (1951).