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Paul Allen

Co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen

Profession: Co-founder of Microsoft

United States of America

Biography: Co-founder of Microsoft, alongside Bill Gates.

Born: January 21, 1953
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: October 15, 2018 (aged 65)

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Historical Events

  • 1975-04-04 Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800
  • 1988-10-28 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives $10 million to University of Washington library
  • 2017-08-18 Civilian researchers led by Paul Allen re-discover the USS Indianapolis 18,000 feet below the Pacific surface, 72 years after it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes

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