Bill Gates

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BILL GATES Most influential person of the twentieth century According to me the most influential person of the 20th century I think is Bill Gates. He did a lot of things for a lot of people, some of which I am going to talk about in my essay. I picked Bill Gates for what he is and what he has done for the people. I think Bill Gates has changed the world with his software company. The only thing I knew about Bill Gates was that he is the owner and founder of Microsoft and he is a very popular man.

Some of the interesting things that I found about Bill Gates Company were Microsoft has revenues of $19.75 Billion for the fiscal year ending June 1999, and employs more than 32,000 people in 60 countries. I have also found some interesting things about Bill Gates and his family, which were, Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955.

He has two sisters named Kirsty and Libby. The name of Bill Gates dad is William Gates Sr. Bill's mother Mary Gates died in 1994. I also found out that Bill Gates is married to Melinda French Gates and they have a daughter named Jennifer Katharine Gates and a son named Rory John Gates.

I researched to see how Bill would fit a personality of the most influential person of the 20th century and here are some of the examples and events I found which are very likely the events of the most influential person of the 20th century: However his most influential single asset has been the revolutionizing the computer software sector as briefly explained in the following: 1) Before Windows people used to remember hundreds of commands to be able...