100 Facts About Bill Gates

1. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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2. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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3. Bill Gates has done more than just write about the benefits of nuclear energy.

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4. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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5. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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6. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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7. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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8. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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9. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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10. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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11. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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12. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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13. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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14. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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15. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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16. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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17. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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18. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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19. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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20. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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21. Bill Gates holds several honorary doctorates from universities throughout the world.

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22. Bill Gates continued to run the company and weather the federal investigations through the 1990s.

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23. Outside the company, Bill Gates was gaining a reputation as a ruthless competitor.

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24. Bill Gates expected everyone in the company to have the same dedication.

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25. Bill Gates had advised Apple to license their software but they ignored the advice, being more interested in selling computers.

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26. Bill Gates quickly recognized the threat this kind of software might pose for MS-DOS and Microsoft overall.

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27. Bill Gates refused, instead proposing that IBM pay a licensing fee for copies of the software sold with their computers.

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28. Bill Gates had to adapt the newly purchased software to work for the IBM PC.

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29. Bill Gates was glad to be home again in the Pacific Northwest, and threw himself into his work.

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30. Bill Gates had an acrimonious relationship with MITS president Ed Roberts, often resulting in shouting matches.

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31. Bill Gates enrolled at Harvard University in the fall of 1973, originally thinking of a career in law.

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32. Bill Gates would often take Bill Gates along when she volunteered in schools and at community organizations.

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33. Bill Gates showed early signs of competitiveness when he coordinated family athletic games at their summer house on Puget Sound.

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34. In 2015, Bill Gates spoke out in favor of national Common Core standards in grades K through 12 and charter schools.

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35. In 2006, Bill Gates announced he was transitioning himself from full-time work at Microsoft to devote more quality time to the foundation.

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36. On January 1, 1994, Melinda and Bill Gates were married in Hawaii.

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37. In 1987, Bill Gates became a billionaire when the stock hit $90.75 a share.

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38. Bill Gates intends to leave less than $10M for each if his three children, "so they can make their own way.

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39. In 2009, Bill Gates purchased the rights to the Feynman Lectures, so that he could annotate them and make them freely available.

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40. Bill Gates wrote a letter to Steve Jobs when he was dying, who kept it beside his bed.

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41. Bill Gates met his better half shortly after she began work at Microsoft as a product marketing manager in 1987.

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42. Bill Gates is a believer in tapping innovation on the climate front.

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43. Bill Gates married Melinda French on a golf course on the Hawaiian island of Lanai on January 1, 1994; he was 38 and she was 29.

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44. Bill Gates was made an honorary trustee of Peking University in 2007.

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45. In March 2018, Bill Gates met at his home in Seattle with Mohammed bin Salman, the reformist crown prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia to discuss investment opportunities for Saudi Vision 2030.

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46. Bill Gates provided his perspective on a range of issues in a substantial interview that was published in the March 27, 2014 issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

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47. Bill Gates divided his responsibilities between two successors when he placed Ray Ozzie in charge of day-to-day management and Craig Mundie in charge of long-term product strategy.

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48. Bill Gates has not officially been on a development team since working on the TRS-80 Model 100, but as late as 1989 he wrote code that shipped with the company's products.

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49. Bill Gates had studied the game until he solved it.

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50. Bill Gates maintained that position from 2000 until his resignation from the company in 2014.

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51. Bill Gates chose a pre-law major but took mathematics and graduate level computer science courses.

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52. Bill Gates scored 1590 out of 1600 on the Scholastic Aptitude Tests and enrolled at Harvard College in the autumn of 1973.

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53. Bill Gates took an interest in programming the GE system in BASIC, and was excused from math classes to pursue his interest.

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54. When Bill Gates was in the eighth grade, the Mothers' Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School's rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer for the school's students.

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55. Early on in his life, Bill Gates observed that his parents wanted him to pursue a law career.

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56. Bill Gates stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella.

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57. Bill Gates gradually transferred his duties to Ray Ozzie and Craig Mundie.

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58. Bill Gates is best known as the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.

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59. In a recent blog post, Bill Gates refuted the idea that renewable energy sources like solar.

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60. Bill Gates gave speech while bringing human feses with him.

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61. Bill Gates partners with Tokyo 2020 to aid UN initiative.

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62. Bill Gates announced the partnership at an event in Tokyo last Friday, and urged Japan to become a leader in aiding.

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63. Bill Gates has teamed up with the Japan Sports Agency and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in an effort to boost global sustainability efforts.

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64. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington.

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65. Bill Gates links up with Tokyo 2020 to tackle development goals.

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66. Bill Gates has announced that he plans to join with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organizing Committee to further the aims of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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67. Bill Gates has unveiled a weapon for the toilet revolution.

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68. Bill Gates uses poop as prop to pitch toilet of the future.

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69. Bill Gates spoke at a conference in Beijing today named the Reinvented Toilet Expo.

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70. Bill Gates wants a new toilet—and to prove it he appeared on stage at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing alongside a jar of poop.

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71. Bill Gates has been thinking about sanitation and toilets ever since he stopped working full time at Microsoft.

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72. Bill Gates opens 'Reinvented Toilet Expo' in China, promoting biggest sanitation advances in 200 years.

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73. Bill Gates shares picture of his 92-year-old father wearing cap made from condoms.

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74. Bill Gates called for "more stringent regulations on the amount Should our policy be to pray for the poor, or to prey on them? BILL CRAWFORD is a syndicated columnist from Meridian.

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75. Bill Gates open at 4 pm Friday and at noon on Saturday and Sunday.

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76. On the new app Likewise, billionaire Bill Gates shared the books on his shelf that make him hopeful for the world's future.

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77. Bill Gates is notorious for taking two "Think Weeks" every year.

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78. As the founder of Microsoft , Bill Gates is a source of inspiration for many aspiring entrepreneurs, not least some of today's top tech icons.

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79. Bill Gates paid tribute to his Microsoft co-founder, the late Paul Allen, on Thursday, honoring him in an essay in the Wall Street Journal.

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80. As the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates is a source of inspiration for many aspiring entrepreneurs, not least some of today's top tech icons.

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81. Bill Gates says THIS is the safest age to give a cell phone to your child.

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82. Bill Gates was the guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on January 31, 2016, in which he talks about his relationships with his father and Steve Jobs, meeting Melinda Ann French, the start of Microsoft and some of his habits.

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83. In a BBC interview, Bill Gates claimed "I've paid more tax than any individual ever, and gladly so.

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84. Bill Gates has several investments outside Microsoft, which in 2006 paid him a salary of $616,667 and $350,000 bonus totalling $966,667.

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85. Bill Gates has held the top spot on the list of The World's Billionaires for 18 out of the past 23 years.

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86. In March 2010, Bill Gates was the second wealthiest person behind Carlos Slim, but regained the top position in 2013, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires List.

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87. Bill Gates is an avid reader, and the ceiling of his large home library is engraved with a quotation from The Great Gatsby.

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88. Bill Gates received the 2010 Bower Award for Business Leadership from The Franklin Institute for his achievements at Microsoft and his philanthropic work.

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89. Bill Gates posted the video after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg challenged him to do so in order to raise awareness for the disease ALS.

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90. Bill Gates has credited the generosity and extensive philanthropy of David Rockefeller as a major influence.

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91. In the interview, Bill Gates provided his perspective on climate change, his charitable activities, various tech companies and people involved in them, and the state of America.

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92. In 2008, Bill Gates appeared in a series of ads to promote Microsoft.

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93. Bill Gates was an executive who met regularly with Microsoft's senior managers and program managers.

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94. Bill Gates remained in contact with Paul Allen, and he joined him at Honeywell during the summer of 1974.

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95. Bill Gates was a National Merit Scholar when he graduated from Lakeside School in 1973.

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96. In 1972, Bill Gates served as a congressional page in the US House of Representatives.

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97. When Bill Gates was young, his family regularly attended a church of the Congregational Christian Churches, a Protestant Reformed denomination.

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98. Bill Gates has one older sister, Kristi, and a younger sister, Libby.

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99. Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, on October 28, 1955.

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100. Bill Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution.

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