|Bill Gates (William Henry Gates III)|
• Born : 28th October, 1955
• Birth Place : Seattle, Washington
- Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft.
- Has ranked as the richest person on earth for more than 13 consecutive years as per Forbes magazine.
- Has been ranked as one of only four people in history to have shaped both the 20th century and the early 21st by TIME magazine.
- Has been awarded an honorary 'Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire' by Queen Elizabeth II in 2005.