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King Gillette
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Inventor
    (January 5, 1855-July 9, 1932)
    Inventor of the safety razor (Gillette Razors)
    Wrote 'The Human Drift (1904) and 'The People's Corporation' (1924)
    His name is 'King.'
    He lived by the principal of inventing something cheap, useful, and disposable.
    Although the idea of the disposable razor was his, he worked with William Nickerson who helped craft the design (1903).
    They named the razor Gillette, because Nickerson was too close to nick, which is something you don't want the razor to do.
    He published an idea of a world corporation where all (then) 60 million Americans would live in a giant mansion with a common dining hall.
    Everyone would have an equal share in this single corporation.
    He always wanted to meet Henry Ford, and when they met, the two of them were yelling at each other before the meeting ended.
    Despite being anti-capitalist, he had no problem accumulating millions.
    At 16 years old, his family lost everything in a fire (1871).
    His idea was to do away with using an expensive piece of steel to shave, since all you need is a thin piece of disposable metal that just holds a sharp edge.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 35 Votes: 54.29% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 69 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 123 Votes: 45.53% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 186 Votes: 51.08% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 320 Votes: 49.06% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 614 Votes: 44.46% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1642 Votes: 48.05% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 331 Votes: 42.60% Annoying
 
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