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Howard Hughes

Howard Robard Hughes Jr. was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. He first became prominent as a film producer, and then as an influential figure in the aviation industry. Later in life, he became known for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle—oddities that were caused in part by a worsening obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), chronic pain from a near-fatal plane crash, and increasing deafness.

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

Business and economy, Science

Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. As of August 2018, he is the seventh-richest person in the world according to Forbes' listing of The World's Billionaires with a net worth estimated at $67.4 billion. He is the richest man in Mexico.

Business and economy

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist.

Business and economy

Alexei Turchaninov

Alexei Fedorovich Turchaninov, née Vasilyev was a business magnate in the Russian Empire, grandfather of Pavel and Dmitry Solomirsky, the member of the wealthy Turchaninov family.

Business and economy

C. K. Birla

Chandra Kant Birla is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist. He is chairman of the CK Birla Group, a conglomerate operating across home and building products, automotive and technology, and healthcare and education.

Business and economy

Andrew Brown (industrialist)

Andrew Brown, a Scottish–born Australian industrialist and philanthropist, was instrumental in founding the township of Lithgow as well as a number of Presbyterian educational institutions.

Business and economy

Albert Frère

Albert, Baron Frère is a Belgian businessman and the richest man in Belgium.

Business and economy

Ramji H. Kamani

Ramji Hansraj Kamani also called Ramjibhai, was an Indian entrepreneur and industrialist born in the village of Dhari in the Amreli district of Saurashtra, Baroda State. He was the patriarch of the Kamani group companies.

Business and economy

Abasaheb Garware

Bhalchandra Digamber Garware was a pioneering industrialist from Maharashtra state in India and Founder Chairman of the Garware Group of Industries.

Business and economy

Aaron S. French

Aaron Samuel French was an American industrialist and philanthropist. French left school at an early age, and the first decades of his life were characterized by working a variety of jobs and recovering from prolonged illness. After co-founding a successful vehicular spring company, French gained prominence as a businessman and philanthropist in Pittsburgh during the second half of the 19th century.

Business and economy

Margery Hurst

Margery Hurst , was a British businesswoman, and the founder of the recruitment agency Brook Street Bureau, which when it went public in 1965, was the world's largest office employment agency.

Business and economy

Michael W. Ferro Jr.

Michael W. Ferro Jr. is an American businessman and the largest shareholder and former Non-Executive Chairman of the United States' third-largest newspaper publisher Tronc. In March 2018, he retired from Tronc amid sexual harassment allegations published by Fortune magazine.

Business and economy

AVS Raju

Alluri Venkata Sathyanarayana Raju, familiarly known as AVS Raju works in the Indian construction industry and is the founder chairman of Nagarjuna Construction Company Ltd.

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Phiwa Nkambule

Phiwa Nkambule is a South African internet entrepreneur best known for co-founding and leading Riovic as its chief executive officer and founding Cybatar.