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Bill Gates

Business, Computer Programmer, Philanthropist (born 28-Oct-1955)


David Bank. Breaking Windows: How Bill Gates Fumbled the Future of Microsoft. New York, NY: The Free Press. 2001. 287pp.

John Heilemann. Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era. New York, NY: HarperCollins. 2001.

Robert Slater. Microsoft Rebooted: How Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer Reinvented Their Company. Portfolio. 2004. 257pp.

James Wallace. Overdrive: Bill Gates and the Race to Control Cyberspace. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 1997.


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  7. Social Security Death Master File (539-60-5125)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.265)

  9. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.550)

  10. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.186-89)

  11. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.71)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.190)

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