William Boeing

1881 - 1956

William Boeing

William Edward Boeing (; October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company in 1916. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Boeing has received more than 703,428 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 95th most popular businessperson.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among businesspeople, William Boeing ranks 95 out of 481Before him are Solomon R. Guggenheim, Adnan Khashoggi, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Johann Friedrich Böttger, Lee Kun-hee, and Flavio Briatore. After him are Michele Ferrero, Ren Zhengfei, Larry Ellison, Sam Walton, Chung Ju-yung, and Paul Reuter.

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Among people born in 1881, William Boeing ranks 43Before him are Guccio Gucci, Sveinn Björnsson, Ivan Ribar, Otto Bauer, Emil Ludwig, and Carlo Carrà. After him are Otto Wille Kuusinen, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Vincenzo Peruggia, Nikolai Myaskovsky, P. G. Wodehouse, and Ernst Gräfenberg. Among people deceased in 1956, William Boeing ranks 31Before him are Daniel Swarovski, H. L. Mencken, Lyonel Feininger, Hiram Bingham III, Wilhelm Miklas, and Alexander Dovzhenko. After him are Bolesław Bierut, Marie Laurencin, Joseph Wirth, Reşat Nuri Güntekin, Elisabeth of Romania, and August Kubizek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Boeing ranks 1,101 out of 12,171Before him are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Paul D. Boyer (1918), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Robert Wise (1914), Dr. Dre (1965), and James Horner (1953). After him are George Takei (1937), Steve Ditko (1927), Linda B. Buck (1947), Alicia Keys (1981), Britney Spears (1981), and Condoleezza Rice (1954).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, William Boeing ranks 29Before him are Ronald Wayne (1934), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Larry Flynt (1942), Estée Lauder (1906), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), and Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861). After him are Larry Ellison (1944), Sam Walton (1918), William Randolph Hearst (1863), Ethan Allen (1738), Gordon Moore (1929), and Ted Turner (1938).

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