Founders

Paul Schäfer

Paul Schäfer

1921 - 2010

Founder, Colonia Dignidad

Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet

Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet

15 July 1783 - 14 April 1859

Indain baronet

Gilbert of Sempringham

Gilbert of Sempringham

1080s - 4 February 1189

English canon regular, religious founder and saint

Leonard Bosack

Leonard Bosack

c. 1951 -

Businessman, co-founder of Cisco Systems

Catherine Doherty

Catherine Doherty

August 15, 1896 - December 14, 1985

Religious order founder; Servant of God

Malaclypse the Younger

Malaclypse the Younger

21 May 1941 - 20 July 2000

Founders

Seishiro Okazaki

Seishiro Okazaki

January 28, 1890 - July 12, 1951

Founders

William Coddington

William Coddington

c. 1601 - 1 November 1678

Rhode Island colonial governor

John Schnatter

John Schnatter

November 23, 1961 -

American businessman and founder of Papa John's

Jack Swilling

Jack Swilling

April 1, 1830 - August 12, 1878

American pioneer

Tatsuo Shimabuku

Tatsuo Shimabuku

September 19, 1908 - May 30, 1975

Japanese karateka

Jai Singh II

Jai Singh II

1688 - 1743

Maharaja of Jaipur

Bonnie Nettles

Bonnie Nettles

1928 - January 20, 1985

Founders

Job Charnock

Job Charnock

- 10 January 1692

Founders

Sophia Smith

Sophia Smith

August 27, 1796 - June 12, 1870

Founder of Smith College

Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin

1939 -

Founders

Nathan Myhrvold

Nathan Myhrvold

1959 -

Founders

Steve Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson

March 1, 1967 -

American businessman

Klaus Tschira

Klaus Tschira

1940 -

German businessman

Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee

January 9, 1942 -

Founders

Hasso Plattner

Hasso Plattner

1944 -

Founders

Clarence 13X

Clarence 13X

1928/02/22 - 1969/06/13

Founder of The Nation of Gods and Earths

Charles Duryea

Charles Duryea

December 15, 1861 - September 28, 1938

American automobile manufacturer

Herbert Croly

Herbert Croly

January 23, 1869 - May 17, 1930

Founders

Lar Lubovitch

Lar Lubovitch

April 9, 1943 -

American choreographer, founder of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

Yoshisuke Aikawa

Yoshisuke Aikawa

November 6, 1880 - February 13, 1967

Entrepreneur, businessman

Martin de Goiti

Martin de Goiti

- 1574

Founders

John W. North

John W. North

January 4, 1815 - February 22, 1890

Civil War abolitionist

Benjamin Piatt Runkle

Benjamin Piatt Runkle

3 September 1836 - 28 June 1916

American Civil War Union officer

George Ripley (transcendentalist)

George Ripley (transcendentalist)

October 3, 1802 - July 4, 1880

Founders

Frank Lloyd

Frank Lloyd

2 February 1886 - 10 August 1960

Founders

Charles William Miller

Charles William Miller

24 November 1874 - 30 June 1953

Brazilian footballer and manager

Henry B. Plant

Henry B. Plant

October 27, 1819 - June 23, 1899

Railroad and Steamboat Company Founder

Abdullah Quilliam

Abdullah Quilliam

10 April 1856 - 23 April 1932

Founder of England's first Mosque

Minoru Mori

Minoru Mori

1934 - March 8, 2012

Real estate developer

Eugène de Mazenod

Eugène de Mazenod

1 August 1782 - 21 May 1861

Founders

Jules-Albert de Dion

Jules-Albert de Dion

9 March 1856 - 19 August 1946

Founders

Madison S. Perry

Madison S. Perry

1814 - 1865

Founders

Bruce Chapman

Bruce Chapman

1 December 1934 -

American director and founder of the Discovery Institute

Peter George Peterson

Peter George Peterson

June 5, 1926 -

Founders

Izabela Czartoryska

Izabela Czartoryska

3 March 1746 - 15 July 1835

Founders

Gerry Schwartz

Gerry Schwartz

1940 -

Canadian businessman

James Richardson Spensley

James Richardson Spensley

17 May 1867 - 10 November 1915

English footballer

Juanita García Peraza

Juanita García Peraza

June 24, 1897 - February 21, 1970

founder of the "Mita congregation"

Marcellin Champagnat

Marcellin Champagnat

20 May 1789 - 6 June 1840

highspirited

Eugenio Garza Sada

Eugenio Garza Sada

January 11, 1892 - September 17, 1973

Founders

Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell

1962 -

Founders

Bob Hartman

Bob Hartman

December 26, 1949 -

Founder of Christian band Petra

Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

1943 -

Tibetan Buddhist Lama, teacher and tulku. Abbot of Samye Ling Monastery and Founder of the Holy Isle Project.

Victor Brauner

Victor Brauner

June 15, 1903 - March 12, 1966

Founders

Mark Lemon

Mark Lemon

30 November 1809 - 23 May 1870

Founders

K. C. Irving

K. C. Irving

March 14, 1899 - December 13, 1992

Canadian entrepreneur, industrialist

Konstanty Ostrogski

Konstanty Ostrogski

- 1530

Founders

Frank Leslie

Frank Leslie

March 29, 1821 - January 10, 1880

Founders

Eugen Barbu

Eugen Barbu

February 20, 1924 - September 7, 1993

Founders

Guy Ballard

Guy Ballard

1878 - 1939

Founders

William Henry Letterman

William Henry Letterman

August 12, 1832 - May 23, 1881

Founders

David Berg

David Berg

18 February 1919 - 1 October 1994

Children of God founder

Stephen A. Schwarzman

Stephen A. Schwarzman

February 14, 1947 -

American businessman

Saint Cajetan

Saint Cajetan

October 1, 1480 - August 7, 1547

Founders

Yerofey Khabarov

Yerofey Khabarov

1603 -

Founders

Lowry Mays

Lowry Mays

July 24, 1935 -

Founders

Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond

March 7, 1839 - December 11, 1909

Founders

Pierre Laclède

Pierre Laclède

22 November 1729 - 20 June 1778

Founders

Ron Joyce

Ron Joyce

1930 -

Canadian businessman

Vincent Pallotti

Vincent Pallotti

April 21, 1795 - January 22, 1850

Founders

Mike Ilitch

Mike Ilitch

July 20, 1929 -

Macedonian-American entrepreneur and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, founder and owner of Little Caesars Pizza

Sher Shah Suri

Sher Shah Suri

1486 - 22 May 1545

Founder of the Sur Empire in northern India

William J. Flake

William J. Flake

July 3, 1839 - August 10, 1932

Founders

John of God

John of God

March 8, 1495 - March 8, 1550

Founder, Brothers Hospitallers

Angela Merici

Angela Merici

21 March 1474 - 27 January 1549

Foundress of the Ursulines

John Humphrey Noyes

John Humphrey Noyes

September 3, 1811 - April 13, 1886

Founders

Helena Rubinstein

Helena Rubinstein

December 25, 1870 - April 1, 1965

Cosmetics company founder

Max Levchin

Max Levchin

July 15, 1975 -

Founders

Iwasaki Yatarō

Iwasaki Yatarō

January 9, 1835 - February 7, 1885

Japanese industrialist; founder of Mitsubishi

John Kendrick (cloth merchant)

John Kendrick (cloth merchant)

1 January 1573 - 30 December 1624

Founders

Idris I of Morocco

Idris I of Morocco

745 - 791

Founder of the Idrisid dynasty

John Alexander Dowie

John Alexander Dowie

1847 - 1907

Founders

Glen Bell

Glen Bell

September 3, 1923 - January 16, 2010

Founders

Sankardev

Sankardev

1449 - Cooch Behar

Founder of Ekasarana dharma, literary genres

Robert Monroe

Robert Monroe

October 30, 1915 - March 17, 1995

American founder of The Monroe Institute

Andrew Taylor Still

Andrew Taylor Still

August 6, 1828 - December 12, 1917

Founder of Osteopathic Medicine

Annie Montague Alexander

Annie Montague Alexander

December 29, 1867 - December 10, 1950

Philanthropist

Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic

1170 - August 6, 1221

Founders

Kurt Andersen

Kurt Andersen

August 22, 1954 -

Founders

Graydon Carter

Graydon Carter

1949 -

Founders

Nirmala Srivastava

Nirmala Srivastava

March 21, 1923 - February 23, 2011

Indian spiritual teacher

Trip Hawkins

Trip Hawkins

December 28, 1953 -

Founders

Art Rooney

Art Rooney

January 27, 1901 - August 25, 1988

Founder and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers professional American football team

William D. Boyce

William D. Boyce

June 16, 1858 - June 11, 1929

Businessman and founder of Scouting in America

Louis Black

Louis Black

-

Founders

Mike Lazaridis

Mike Lazaridis

March 14, 1961 -

Founders

Ed Parker

Ed Parker

1931 - 1990

Founders

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

1967 -

German-born American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager

John Anderson (natural philosopher)

John Anderson (natural philosopher)

1726 - 13 January 1796

Founders

Anita Roddick

Anita Roddick

October 23, 1942 - September 10, 2007

Business woman, founder of The Body Shop

Bruno of Cologne

Bruno of Cologne

- October 6, 1101

Founder of the Carthusian Order

Joe Albertson

Joe Albertson

October 17, 1906 - January 20, 1993

Founder of Albertsons, philanthropist

Premchand

Premchand

July 31, 1880 - October 8, 1936

Founders

Lew Grade

Lew Grade

25 December 1906 - 13 December 1998

Imperial Russian/Ukrainian-born British media proprietor, impresario, talent agent and former professional dancer


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine