[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 founders of the companies over 100-years and still in business – P68 - Carl Paul Gottfried Linde (Germany): The person who laid the first brick to build the 141-year road of operation of Linde plc, the world's largest industrial gases company (1879)
(WorldKings.org) Carl Paul Gottfried Linde (11 June 1842 – 16 November 1934) was a German scientist, engineer, and businessman. He discovered a refrigeration cycle and invented the first industrial-scale air separation and gas liquefaction processes, which lead to the first reliable and efficient compressed-ammonia refrigerator in 1876. Linde was also the founder of Linde plc, the world's largest industrial gases company, and ushered in the creation of the supply chain of industrial gases as a profitable line of businesses.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 founders of the companies over 100-years and still in business – P67 - Pietro Barilla Sr (Italy) : The man behind Barilla, the world's largest pasta company with 143 years of establishment and development (1877)
(WorldKings.org) Pietro Barilla Senior (3 May 1845 – 17 August 1912) was the founder of Barilla, is an Italian multinational food company. It is the world's largest pasta producer.
(WorldKings.org) With the development of technology and the implementation of the latest technological advancements in toys, modern toys have attracted the attention of many people. These toys are designed in a way that attracts literally every age group – toddlers, kids and even adults. This is top 5 most renowned companies in the world.
[WORLDKINGS] The famous shopping centers and supermarkets in the world – P11 – Mercadona (Spain) : The most popular supermarket chain in Spain
(WorldKings.org) Mercadona, a family company, is one of the leading physical supermarket and online shopping companies in Spain. Its goal is to be responsible for prescribing “The Boss” (customer) the best option to satisfy its food, home care, personal care, and pet care needs. Thanks to this, 5.4 million households place their trust in the company every day. According to Statista, Mercadona holds the largest share of the grocery retail market with 24.7 percent in Spain as of December 29, 2019.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world - P20 – Chamanto : Traditional costume of Chile
(WorldKings.org) One of the main items of Chilean national costume is called "chamanto". It is a kind of poncho, but there is a difference. Both sides of chamanto (inside and outside – light and dark) can be used. Usually, people use the dark side during the day and the light side at night. This piece of clothing, as well as a poncho, is very convenient, warm and beautiful. Often it has bright embroidery and a fringe.
[WORLDKINGS] The famous shopping centers and supermarkets in the world – P10 – ION Orchard (Singapore) : Must visited shopping mall in the Lion City
(WorldKings.org) At the heart of Orchard Road, ION Orchard is Singapore’s premier mall. Spread over eight levels, visitors are treated to a unique shopping experience at over 300 retail, F&B and entertainment stores, and six luxury brands duplex units. It is part of an integrated development that also comprises a 56-storey, 218m high condominium, The Orchard Residences – the highest building in Orchard Road.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P19 – Fustanella : The unique traditional skirt of Greek man
(WorldKings.org) The fustanella is a knee-length skirt – similar in a way to the Scottish kilt – worn by men for military and ceremonial occasions not only in Greece but also the Balkans. Today, there is much contention about which nation introduced the fustanella to the other (as Albanian traditional dancers still wear it today as well). It remains an important cultural identifier in Greece.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 founders of the companies over 100-years and still in business – P66 - Ernest Oppenheimer (Germany) : The founder of the Anglo American plc, the largest mining company in Africa (1917)
(WorldKings.org) Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (22 May 1880 – 25 November 1957) was a diamond and gold mining entrepreneur, financier and philanthropist, who controlled De Beers and founded the Anglo American plc.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 founders of the companies over 100-years and still in business – P65 - Koyata Iwasaki (Japan): Founder of 103 years of development of Nikon Corporation, famous Japanese manufacturer of cameras and optical equipment (1917)
(WorldKings.org) Koyata Iwasaki (August 3, 1879 - December 2, 1945 ) was the fourth and last president of a unified Mitsubishi. He took Mitsubishi public and turned the company into a giant corporate group centered on heavy and chemical industries. Koyata also articulated the business principles that continue to guide Mitsubishi companies today. He was also the founder of Nikon Corporation.
(WorldKings.org) The international cruise industry is expanding rapidly. It shows no signs of slowing down anytime in the near future. The world will be witnessing some of the largest and most technologically advanced cruise ships in the year 2019. This is top 5 largest cruise ships in the world now.