History's HEROES? Dated 1955 - Alive

Bill Gates

Created by

Brian Cudgeon

Location

United States
Founded Microsoft, propelled computer revolution, more recently is donating most of his money to charities, which is my primary reason for choosing him as a hero.

Achievements

  • Founded Microsoft
  • Donated Billions of Dollars to Charity
  • Worlds richest person

Characteristics

  • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
  • Clever
  • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
  • Perseverant / Tenacious (keeps going despite challenges)
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Determined
  • Ambitious

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Bill Gates is a hero

Quotations

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." - Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American businessman and philanthropist who became the world's richest man from Microsoft, he has more recently donated much of his money to charities.

Bill Gates was born October 28, 1955 and at thirteen began fixing problems with the Lakeside Schools computer. He eventually, with his friend Paul Allen, got a contract to write software for the first microcomputer, DOS. He was made very rich from this, and continued his work at Microsoft, creating Windows and many other things. Eventually he retired from Microsoft and is now dedicated to philanthropy full time.

Life in Bill Gates's world

Currently travels the world as the owner of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has many projects, disease eradication, cleaner conditions, and more.

Was Bill Gates a Hero?

  • He has helped many poor people in third world countries

Things you might not know about Bill Gates

Bill Gates has three children
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