Andrew Grove

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove

Profession: Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel

United States of America

Why Famous: One of the founders and the CEO of Intel Corporation who helped transform the company into the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors.

In 1997, Time magazine chose him as "Man of the Year" for being "the person most responsible for the amazing growth in the power and the innovative potential of microchips."

Born: September 2, 1936
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: March 21, 2016 (aged 79)
Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease

Married Life

  • 1958-06-08 Author and a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry Andrew Grove (21) weds Eva Kastan

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