History's HEROES? Dated 1955 - e.g.

Bill Gates

Created by

John-Clair SmithDerksen

Location

Seattle
Born in

Achievements

    Characteristics

    • A good and strong leader
    • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
    • Clever
    • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
    • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
    • Perseverant / Tenacious (keeps going despite challenges)
    • Decisive
    • Determined
    • Wise
    • Honest
    • Kind and compassionate
    • Just and fair minded

    The richest man of the 20th century

    William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born 28 October 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates is the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft, the world's largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.

    Born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, famed entrepreneur Bill Gates began to show an interest in computer programming at age 13. Through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive business tactics, he and partner Paul Allen built the world's largest software business, Microsoft. In the process, Gates became one of the richest men in the world. In February 2014, Gates announced that he was stepping down as Microsoft's chairman.

    Life in Bill Gates's world

    Seattle is a vibrant metropolitan hub in a stunning natural setting. The city offers a wide range of housing options, exceptional arts, sports and entertainment opportunities, an abundance of shops and restaurants and easy access to outdoor recreational activities in any season. Seattle is frequently ranked among top U.S. cities as judged by education levels, the number and quality of arts organizations, communications connectivity, international diversity and culture of innovation.

    Was Bill Gates a Hero?

    Things you might not know about Bill Gates

    His kids like to tease him by singing the song "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars.
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