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.


Historical Timeline for Paul Allen :

Date Event
21 Jan 1953 Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, is born
28 Oct 1955 Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, is born
1 May 1964 First BASIC program runs
4 Apr 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen found Microsoft
22 Jul 1975 MITS licenses Altair BASIC from Bill Gates and Paul Allen
1 Jan 1979 Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington
25 Jun 1981 Microsoft officially incorporates to become Microsoft, Inc.
18 Feb 1983 Paul Allen leaves Microsoft due to ill health
15 Oct 2018 Paul Allen dies aged 65




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