2. Bill Gates
William Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on
October 28th, 1955.
His father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. His
mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher and chairwoman of
United Way International.
3. Bill Gates - Early Life
He had an early interest in software and began programming
computers at the age of thirteen.
In 1973, Bill Gates became a student at Harvard University, where he
met Steve Ballmer (now Microsoft's chief executive officer).
While still a Harvard undergraduate, Bill Gates wrote a version of
the programming language BASIC for the MITS Altair
4. Bill Gates & Microsoft
In 1975, before graduation, Gates left Harvard to form
Microsoft with his childhood friend Paul Allen.
The pair planned to develop software for the newly
emerging personal computer market.
5. Bill Gate's company Microsoft became famous for their computer
Bill Gates talked IBM into letting Microsoft retain the licensing rights to
MS-DOS an operating system that IBM needed for their new personal
computer. Gates proceeded to make a fortune from the licensing of MS-
6. On November 10, 1983, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City,
Microsoft Corporation formally announced Microsoft Windows, a
next-generation operating system.
On January 1, 1994, Bill Gates married Melinda French Gates. They
have three children.
7. Bill Gate’s Biography
1) Where was Bill Gate born?
R: He was born in Seattle, Washington
2) When was he born?
R: He was born on October 28° 1955.
3) What were his parent´s names?
R: His father Williams H Gate and his mother Mary.
4) What were his parent´s occupations?
R: His father is an attorney and his mother was schoolteacher.
5) How old was bill when began programming?
R: He was thirteen.
8. 6) When did he become a Harvard student?
R: He became Harvard student in 1973.
7) What did he do at Harvard?
R: He wrote a version of the programming language Basic
8) When did he leave Harvard? Why?
R: He left Harvard in 1975, to form Microsoft.
9) When and where did he announce Microsoft Windows?
R: On November 10, 1983 at plaza hotel in New York City.
10) When did he marry?
R: He married on January 1° 1994.