Paul Allen

Paul Allen

Paul Gardner Allen (January 21, 1953 October 15, 2018) was an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He co-founded the technology company Microsoft alongside Bill Gates in 1975. At the time of his death, he was estimated to be the 46th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $20.3 billion, comprising of 100 million Microsoft shares.


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Date Event
21 Jan 1953 Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, was born
28 Oct 1955 Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, was born
1975 Paul Allen and Bill Gates launch Altair BASIC
Jul 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a licensing agreement with MITS
15 Sep 1975 Microsoft Founded
6 Nov 1980 Microsoft Signs Contract with IBM to Create Operating System
1982 Paul Allen leaves Microsoft due to Ill Health
15 Oct 2018 Paul Allen died aged 65




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