10 Interesting Facts About Bill Gates You Did Not Know

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Published on 12 / 03 / 2017
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10 Interesting facts about the richest man in the world.



1) In the Windows you can't name the folders and files as "Con" because "Con" was a nickname Bill Gates used to hate in his childhood.



2) Gates scored 1590 out of 1600 on his SATs.

3) Two years after he dropped out of Harvard, Gates was arrested in New Mexico. He was driving without a license and ran a red light.


4) Gates earned an honorary degree from Harvard in 2007, thirty-two years after dropping out.



5) Bill Gates purchased the Codex Leicester, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook, for a whopping $30.8 million, and made it openly available on Windows Vista.



6) Bill reads 50 books a year.



7) He said he never took a day off in his twenties.

8) Gates says that his kids will inherit only $10 million each — just a fraction of his $85.7 billion net worth.



9) Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts have helped save over 5.8 Million lives.

10) The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation is the 2nd most charitable and 1st largest private charity organization in the world. As of 2013, Bill and Melinda Gates have given away USD28 billion dollars.




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