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Industrialist - Historical Events
Date Event
1847-10-01

German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske.

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Industrialist - Notable Birthdays

Samuel ColtJul 19, 1814

Andrew CarnegieNov 25, 1835

Henry FordJul 30, 1863

Harvey FirestoneDec 20, 1868

Henry J. KaiserMay 9, 1882

Cyrus S. EatonDec 27, 1883

William LyonsSep 4, 1901

Industrialist - Birthdays
Date Event
1685-01-07

Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)

1720-01-30

Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)

1768-05-03

Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (d. 1838)

1768-06-09

Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)

1790-04-30

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist

1791-02-12

Peter Cooper, industrialist/philanthropist (Cooper Union)

1795-05-07

Gerhard M Roentgen, industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)

1795-12-22

Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)

1801-03-23

Peterus D Regout, Dutch industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht)

1812-09-12

Richard Hoe, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1886)

1814-07-19

Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), (d. 1862)

1814-08-10

Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890)

1816-06-19

William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899)

1822-02-09

Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist

1823-06-30

Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Indian industrialist (d. 1901)

1826-12-08

Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist

1827-08-22

Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (d. 1906)

1829-03-19

Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)

1833-03-09

Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)

1835-11-25

Andrew Carnegie, Dunfermline, Scottish/American industrialist/philanthropist

1836-03-30

Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg, German industrialist/politician

1838-12-11

Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG)

1839-03-03

Jamsetji Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1904)

1840-03-16

Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (d. 1931)

1842-06-11

Carl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (d. 1934)

1842-12-03

Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (d. 1899)

1843-11-25

Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)

1853-01-16

Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)

1855-05-08

John Gates ("Bet-a-million" Gates), West Chicago, Illinois, USA, American inventor and industrialist who established the market for barbed wire fencing

1858-02-28

Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)

1860-12-31

Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937)

1861-09-23

Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)

1861-09-30

William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)

1863-06-04

Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician

1863-07-30

Henry Ford, Dearborn Township Michigan, industrialist and auto maker (Ford- model T), (d. 1947)

1866-05-05

Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (d. 1938)

1866-08-13

Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)

1868-12-20

Harvey Firestone, Columbia, Ohio, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road, (d. 1938)

1870-12-25

Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (d. 1965)

1880-06-21

Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker (d. 1941)

1881-01-13

Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist (d. 1961)

1882-04-28

Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist

1882-05-09

Henry J. Kaiser, Sprout Brook NY, ship builder and industrialist (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam)

1883-12-27

Cyrus S. Eaton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate (d. 1979)

1891-03-12

George W. Mason, American industrialist (d. 1954)

1894-04-10

Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist (d. 1983)

1894-11-27

Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)

1895-01-04

Leroy Grumman, American industrialist (d. 1982)

1898-05-21

Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)

1899-03-14

K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992)

1901-07-13

Tillie Ehrlich Lewin, leading industrialist (tomato queen)

1901-09-04

William Lyons, Blackpool, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), (d. 1985)

1904-07-29

J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1993)

1907-02-06

Sam Green, industrialist/inventor

1908-04-11

Masura Ibuka, industrialist

1908-06-30

Monica Maurice, industrialist

1908-09-01

Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist

1909-08-10

Frank Bowden, industrialist/landowner

1910-02-12

Lee Byung Chull, Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)

1911-01-29

Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)

1914-03-22

Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], Plymouth, Devon, English industrialist

1914-12-25

James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (d. 2007)

1916-05-08

João Havelange, Brazilian industrialist

1917-12-27

Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)

1920-01-07

Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, engineer/Industrialist

1920-07-08

Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish industrialist (Lego Group) (d. 1995)

1921-04-13

Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, industrialist

1922-01-20

Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)

1923-05-11

Lord Gordon "Gordy" White, English industrialist/multi-millionaire

1927-02-02

Friedrich K Flick, German industrialist

1931-08-20

Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)

1931-11-13

Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)

1934-05-10

William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire

1934-12-14

Petrus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist

1937-12-28

Ratan Tata, Indian industrialist

1939-10-05

Walter Wolf, Slovenian-born Canadian industrialist

1942-01-09

Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung

1943-03-02

Gordon Black, English industrialist

1944-09-04

Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)

1944-11-14

Aditya Biria, industrialist

1950-06-15

Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist

1957-11-06

Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist

1970-05-30

Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist

Industrialist - Notable Weddings

Samuel ColtJun 5, 1856

Henry FordApr 11, 1888

Henry J. KaiserApr 8, 1907

Oskar SchindlerMar 6, 1928

Industrialist - Weddings
Date Event
1856-06-05

Industrialist Samuel Colt (41) weds philanthropist Elizabeth Hart Jarvis (29)

1888-04-11

Industrialist Henry Ford (24) weds Clara Jane Bryant (22) in Greenfield Township, Michigan

1907-04-08

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser (24) weds Bess Fosburgh in Boston, Massachusetts

1928-03-06

Industrialist Oskar Schindler (19) weds Emilie Schindler (20) in Svitavy, Czech Republic

1951-04-10

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser (68) weds nurse Alyce Chester

1957-07-28

"Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai

Industrialist - Notable Deaths

Andrew CarnegieAug 11, 1919

George EastmanMar 14, 1932

John D RockefellerMay 23, 1937

Andrew W. MellonAug 26, 1937

Henry FordApr 8, 1947

Henry J. KaiserAug 24, 1967

Cyrus S. EatonMay 9, 1979

Industrialist - Deaths
Date Event
1652-06-19

Louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64

1761-06-02

Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1685)

1778-03-07

Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)

1792-08-03

Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (b. 1732)

1806-03-17

David Dale, industrialist & philanthropist, dies

1817-08-07

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French industrialist (b. 1739)

1838-10-01

Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (b. 1768)

1841-02-13

Thomas Ainsworth, English/Dutch industrialist, dies at 45

1878-02-18

Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76

1879-12-06

Erastus Brigham Bigelow, American industrialist (b. 1814)

1883-04-04

Peter Cooper, American industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (b. 1791)

1892-12-06

E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75

1895-07-19

Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73

1897-10-19

George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (b. 1831)

1899-09-17

Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (b. 1842)

1899-10-30

William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1816)

1901-10-19

Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)

1911-08-09

John Gates ("Bet-a-million" Gates), American inventor and industrialist who established the market for barbed wire fencing, dies following an unsuccessful operation to remove a throat tumor at 56

1913-01-18

Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at 49

1915-06-20

Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies

1919-08-11

Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83

1930-10-15

Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (b. 1866)

1931-11-11

Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese industrialist (b. 1840)

1932-03-12

Ivar Kreuger, "Swedish Match King" industrialist, commits suicide

1932-03-14

George Eastman, US industrialist (Kodak-camera), shoots himself in the heart at 77

1934-07-12

Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877)

1937-03-11

Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (b. 1860)

1937-05-23

John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla

1937-05-23

John D Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97

1937-08-26

Andrew W. Mellon, American banker, industrialist and Secretary of the Treasury (1921-32), dies at 82

1938-05-09

Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (b. 1866)

1942-03-12

Robert Bosch, German industrialist (b. 1861)

1947-04-08

Henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies at 83

1955-06-11

Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered

1957-01-25

Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese industrialist and Minister of Commerce and Industry (b. 1873)

1964-02-18

Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Quebec inventor and industrialist (b. 1907)

1967-07-30

Alfried Krupp, German industrialist, dies at 59

1967-08-24

Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

1972-03-29

J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate

1979-05-09

Cyrus S. Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate, dies at 95

1982-10-17

Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47

1983-01-11

Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist and educator (b. 1894)

1989-04-27

Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (b. 1894)

1992-12-13

K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (b. 1899)

1993-11-29

JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89

1995-08-31

Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56

1995-09-20

Monica Maurice, industrialist, dies at 87

1995-10-01

Aditya Biria, industrialist, dies at 50

1996-01-21

Sam Green, industrialist/inventor, dies at 88

1996-05-04

Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87

1996-10-18

Guiseppe Panini, industrialist, dies at 71

1996-11-30

Koji Kobayashi, industrialist, dies at 89

2001-03-21

Chung Ju-yung, Korean industrialist (b. 1915)

2002-04-27

Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Swiss industrialist and art collector (b. 1921)

2002-04-29

Bob Akin, American industrialist and race car driver (b. 1936)

2007-08-29

James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)

2008-07-21

Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], English industrialist, dies at 94

2016-06-12

Leading industrialist Stanley Lau Chin-ho dies of heart attack aged 66


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