It's about the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
It's about nine-tenths the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 1 times 749.(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.
It's about nine-tenths the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 749 is 0.89 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 1.12 times that amount.(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.83 times 749.(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.71 times 749.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 749 is 1.58 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.633 times that amount.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
During its 19 appearances in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Soviet Union was awarded 473 gold medals. The Union holds the as-yet-unbroken record for gold medals in gymnastics, with 72.