John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller

Born: July 8, 1839

Died: May 23, 1937

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Biography: 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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