John D. Rockefeller
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Born: July 8, 1839

Died: May 23, 1937 (age 97)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Bio: John Davison Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy.

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