Steve Fossett
#5522 Overall Influence

Steve Fossett

American businessman, record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer

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James Stephen Fossett was an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer. He was the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon and in a fixed-wing aircraft. He made his fortune in the financial services industry and held world records for five nonstop circumnavigationss of the Earth: as a long-distance solo balloonist, as a sailor, and as a solo flight fixed-wing aircraft pilot.

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Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#302 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Business
#956 World Rank #379 USA Rank
Engineering