Profession: Co-founder of Microsoft
Why Famous: Co-founder of Microsoft, alongside Bill Gates.
- 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