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Colonel Sanders

Businessman and Restaurateur Colonel Sanders

Full Name: Harland David Sanders
Profession: Businessman and Restaurateur

United States of America

Biography: Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Born: September 9, 1890
Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: December 16, 1980 (aged 90)
Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and leukemia

Married Life

  • 1948-11-18 KFC founder Colonel Sanders (58) weds his long-time employee Claudia Price

Historical Events

  • 1930-03-20 American fast food restaurant chain "KFC" [Kentucky Fried Chicken] is founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, Kentucky
  • 1952-09-24 American fast food restaurant chain "KFC" [Kentucky Fried Chicken] opens its first franchise in Salt Lake City, Utah

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