Notable Businesspeople Chronologically

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NameLifespanAlso Known As
Cosimo de' Medici1389-1464
Arthur Guinnessc. 1725-1803
Matthew Boulton1728-1809
Josiah Wedgwood1730-1795
Mayer Amschel Rothschild1744-1812(Meyer)
John Jacob Astor1763-1848
William Backhouse Astor Sr.1792-1875
Eliphalet Remington1793-1861
Cornelius Vanderbilt1794-1877
Charles Henry Harrod1799-1885
Horace Smith1808-1893
Christian Sharps1810-1874
Charles Tiffany1812-1902
Facundo Bacardí Massó1814-1886(Facund)
Samuel Colt1814-1862
Henri Nestlé1814-1890(Heinrich)
Washington McLean1816-1890
George Henry Corliss1817-1888
Marcus Goldman1821-1904
Henry Lehmanc. 1822-1855
Daniel B. Wesson1825-1906(Baird)
Joseph Wharton1826-1909
Meyer Guggenheim1828-1905
Levi Strauss1829-1902
William Backhouse Astor Jr.1829-1892
Mayer Lehman1830-1897
Edward Harland1831-1895
Charles T. Hinde1832-1915(T)
Alfred Nobel1833-1896
Gottlieb Daimler1834-1900
Gustav Wilhelm Wolff1834-1913
Andrew Carnegie1835-1919
Augustus D. Juilliard1836-1919(D)
Thomas Ismay1837-1899
J. P. Morgan1837-1913(John, Pierpont)
Ferdinand von Zeppelin1838-1917
James J. Hill1838-1916(Jerome)
William A. Clark Sr.1839-1925(Andrews)
John D. Rockefeller1839-1937(Davison)
Charles Digby Harrod1841-1905
Karl Benz1844-1929
Joseph Pulitzer1847-1911
John Roll McLean1848-1916
Jack Daniel1850-1911
Samuel Sachs1851-1935
Asa Griggs Candler1851-1929
Cecil Rhodes1853-1902(John)
David Dunbar Buick1854-1929
Daniel Guggenheim1856-1930
Gerard Philips1858-1942
Samuel Insull1859-1938
Will Keith Kellogg1860-1951
William C. Durant1861-1947(Crapo)
Charles M. Schwab1862-1939(Michael)
Henry Royce1863-1933
William Randolph Hearst1863-1951
Henry Ford1863-1947
John Jacob Astor IV1864-1912
Gerard Swope1872-1957
Louis Cartier1875-1942
Walter Chrysler1875-1940
Ferdinand Porsche1875-1951
Charles Rolls1877-1910
Pierre Cartier1878-1964
Louis Chevrolet1878-1941
B. C. Forbes1880-1954(Bertie, Charles)
William S. Harley1880-1943(Sylvester)
Arthur Davidson1881-1950
Eugène Schueller1881-1957
Franklin Clarence Mars1883-1934(Frank)
Jacques Cartier1885-1942
Franz Josef Popp1886-1954
Conrad Hilton1887-1979
W. O. Bentley1888-1971(Walter, Owen)
Edward Beale McLean1889-1941
Harland Sanders1890-1980
Roy Disney1893-1971(Oliver)
Rudolf Dassler1898-1974
Adolf Dassler1900-1978
Walt Disney1901-1966
Ray Kroc1902-1984
Maurice McDonald1902-1971
J. Howard Marshall1905-1995(James)
Howard Hughes1905-1976
Aristotelis Onasis1906-1975(Aristotle)
Frank Packer1906-1974
Oskar Schindler1908-1974
Richard McDonald1909-1998
Peter Drucker1909-2005
David Packard1912-1996
Bill Hewlett1913-2001
Thomas Watson Jr.1914-1993
William Rosenberg1916-2002
Kirk Kerkorian1917-
John H. Johnson1918-2005(Harold)
Sam Walton1918-1992
Malcolm Forbes1919-1990
Alfred Peet1920-2007
Freddy Heineken1923-2002
Ingvar Kamprad1926-
Hugh Hefner1926-
James McLamore1926-1996
David Edgerton1928-
T. Boone Pickens1928-(Thomas)
Jack Tramiel1928-2012
Mohamed Al-Fayed1929-
George Soros1930-(György)
Warren Buffett1930-(Edward)
Bernie Ecclestone1930-
Dan Carney1931-
Rupert Murdoch1931-
Amancio Ortega Gaona1936-
Silvio Berlusconi1936-
Tom Monaghan1937-
Kerry Packer1937-2005
Frank Carney1938-
Phil Knight1938-
Ted Turner1938-
Carlos Slim1940-
Martha Stewart1941-
Joop van den Ende1942-
Michael Eisner1942-
Larry Flynt1942-
Zev Siegl1942-
Larry Ellison1944-(Lawrence, Joseph)
Vince McMahon1945-
Donald Trump1946-
Gordon Bowkerc. 1947-
Steve Forbes1947-(Malcolm, Stevenson)
Bernard Arnault1949-(Jean, Étienne)
Jerry Baldwin19xx-
Richard Branson1950-
Lakshmi Mittal1950-
Jerry Greenfield1951-
Ben Cohen1951-
Oprah Winfrey1954-
Steve Jobs1955-2011(Steven, Paul)
John de Mol1955-
Renzo Rosso1955-
Bill Gates1955-(William, Henry)
Eike Batista1956-
Tim Cook1960-(Timothy)
John Schnatter1961-
Jeff Bezos1964-(Jeffrey, Preston)
Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson1967-
Kjeld Gogosha-Clark1967-
James Packer1967-
Elon Musk1971-
Mark Zuckerberg1984-