Business magnate
A business magnate (or industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business. The term characteristically refers to a wea...
Big Boys, Big Ships: The legend of the Greek tycoons
Who has the largest fleet, the longest yacht, the most beautiful women, the ultimate private island? The rivalries of the Greek shipping set once held the world in thrall, each vying to beat the other...
J. Wesley Gephart
John Wesley Gephart (May 25, 1853 – February 14, 1905) was a Bellefonte, Pennsylvania lawyer and industrialist. Educated in Bellefonte and at Princeton University, Gephart's diligence and intelligenc...
Henry Doetsch
Henry Doetsch (31 January 1839 - 25 May 1894) was a German born industrialist who lived in London.He was born Heinrich Moritz Doetsch the 31 January 1839 at the »Burghof«, the 17th centur...
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Ghulam Muhammad A. Fecto
Ghulam Muhammad Adamjee Fecto, the Founder and Chairman of FECTO Group of Industries was born in 1926 at Jetpur, in the Indian state of Gujarat, into a Memon family. In Mumbai he started business from...
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Nikolaus Dumba
Nikolaus Dumba (24 July 1830, Vienna - 23 March 1900, Budapest) was an Austrian industrialist and liberal politician of Aromanian descent. He is considered to have been an important patron of the arts...
John Ernest Greaves
John Ernest Greaves (1847–1945) was a wealthy Welsh slate mine owner and Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire.He was born at Tan-yr-allt, Tremadog, the son of John Whitehead Greaves, who had developed t...
Emile Garcke
Emile Oscar Garcke (1856 – 14 November 1930) was a naturalised British electrical engineer, industrial, commercial and political entrepreneur managing director of the British Electric Traction Company...
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Yiannis Latsis
Yiannis Latsis (Greek: Γιάννης Λάτσης; September 14, 1910, Katakolo – April 17, 2003, Athens), also John Spyridon Latsis, was a Greek shipping tycoon notable for his great wealth, influentia...
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Alexander Maguire
Sir Alexander Maguire (died 20 January 1947) was a British industrialist who made his fortune from match manufacturing, producing the Maguire & Patterson brand amongst others.
In 1898 J. T. Ma...
Spiros Latsis
Spiro J. Latsis (Greek: Σπύρος Λάτσης; born 1946 in Athens) is a Greek businessman tycoon with a fortune of US$2.4 billion. He ranked 51th on Forbes '​s 2008 World's Billionaire's list. Spiros La...
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Édouard Michelin
Édouard Michelin may refer to:
Georg Sigl
Georg Sigl (13 January 1811, Breitenfurt bei Wien - 9 May 1887, Vienna) was an Austrian mechanical engineer and entrepreneur.
Sigl studied to be a locksmith, but later moved to Berlin where, in 18...
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Mian Muhammad Latif
Mian Muhammad Latif (Urdu: میاں محمد لطیف‎) is a prominent Pakistani industrialist and businessman who is Chairman and CEO of Chenab Group and ChenOne.
Mian Muhammad Latif was born in 1...
Pierre Pucheu
Pierre Firmin Pucheu (born June 27, 1899 in Beaumont-sur-Oise - executed 20 March 1944 in Algeria) was a French industrialist, fascist and member of the Vichy government.
The son of a tailor from ...
Assassination of Thomas Ashton
The assassination of Thomas Ashton, a British industrialist and mill-owner, took place at around 7:00 p.m. on January 3, 1831. Ashton was shot dead by striking workers in Manchester as a warning to th...
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