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List of famous industrialists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top industrialists in the world? This includes the most prominent industrialists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable industrialists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic industrialists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned industrialists.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Henry Ford and Samuel Colt, in it. Featuring American industrialists, British industrialists, and others, this list has more than just the greatest industrialists. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known industrialists to the lesser known industrialists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the industrialist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous industrialists ever?" and "What are the names of famous industrialists?" then you're in the right place. 
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Industrialists
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Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1863-1947)

Birthplace: Greenfield Township, Wayne County, Michigan

Profession: Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Industrialist, + more

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#85 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#23 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#99 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#33 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Charles Koch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Industrialists
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Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries, while his brother David H. Koch serves as Executive Vice President. Charles and David each own 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited ...more

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Age: 81

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Industrialist

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Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Industrialists
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Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He is also well known as a leading philanthropist. He gave away to charities and foundations about $350 million – almost 90 percent of his fortune. His 1889 ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1835-1919)

Birthplace: Dunfermline, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Fife, + more

Profession: Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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#38 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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J. P. Morgan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Industrialists
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John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time. In 1892, Morgan arranged the merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1837-1913)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Banker, Financier

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#58 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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