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On October 28, 1955, America’s wealthiest man and Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington.
During his storied career, Gates made Microsoft into the world’s largest personal-computer software company and created the Microsoft Windows operating system before retiring in 2008.
He still remains the company’s chairman and recently talked about its new products (Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface). He also runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which aims to end poverty and expand opportunities for education and information technology.
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