Philanthropists in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1937-01-02 Marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist
  • 1938-10-05 Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist (wife of John Kerry), born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese East Africa
  • 1939-06-11 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket batter and captain (22 Tests, 23 ODOs; captain winning England team in inaugural Women's World Cup 1973), businesswoman and philanthropist, born in Wolverhampton, England (d. 2017)
  • 1940-05-03 David Koch, American businessman and philanthropist (Koch Industries billionaire), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1940-10-04 Alberto Vilar, Cuban-American investor and philanthropist
  • 1942-02-14 Michael Bloomberg, American philanthropist, politician, and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1942-05-18 Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, English aristocrat, banker and philanthropist
  • 1943-04-23 Carmen von Thyssen, Spanish philanthropist and art collector, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1944-08-19 Charles Wang, Chinese-born philanthropist
  • 1951-01-01 Nana Patekar, Indian Bollywood actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker (Parinda, Angaar), born in Murud-Janjira, Bombay State
  • 1954-12-26 Peter Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, philanthropist and son of Sir Edmund Hillary, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1963-06-26 Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman and philanthropist, born in Moscow, Russia

Person of interestMelinda Gates

1964-08-15 Melinda Gates, American philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, born in Dallas, Texas

Philanthropist Melinda Gates
Philanthropist
Melinda Gates
  • 1975-04-03 Mickey Beyer Clausen, Danish entrepreneur and philanthropist (Trunk Archive), born in Copenhagen

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths