Bill Gates will celebrate his 59th birthday on October 28th, 2014 and to mark this special occasion, we decided to look at the life and times of this exceptional human being. A billionaire at the age of 31, Gates has achieved what many would consider impossible in such a short space of time.
At age 11, he enrolled in Lakeside School, one of a handful of schools in the US with a computer terminal at the time. It’s here that Gates, along with his friend, Paul Allen, developed a passion for computers and programing. From here he set the wheels in motion for the establishment of one of the biggest and most powerful companies in the world, Microsoft.
Find out about his monumental path to success with Microsoft in our insightful infographic. Also, discover a few things about Gates that you probably didn’t know. For example, in 1977, Gates was arrested in New Mexico for jumping a red light and driving without a licence. Also, in an interview, Gates admitted that the Control-Alt-Delete log-in on PCs was a “mistake.” Get to know more about the legendary tech genius that is Bill Gates in our infographic below.
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