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Bill Gates

 

“I hope you will judge yourselves not on your professional accomplishments alone, but also on how well you have addressed the world’s deepest inequities ... on how well you treated people a world away who have nothing in common with you but their humanity.”

Commencement address, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Thursday 7 June 2007

William Henry (Bill) Gates III was born on 28 October 1955. He is most famous, of course, for his founding (along with Paul Allen) of Microsoft and for being one of the world’s richest men. Although he is admired by many for putting a computer in almost every home, some commentators and regulators have criticized his and Microsoft’s tactics, which were considered anti-competitive. More ...

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