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Born William Henry III is an American entrepreneur, business mogul, investor, philanthropist, and widely known as one of the most richest and influential people in the world. William Henry III was born to attorney, William Henry II and teacher, Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington, USA. Bill Gates as a child was very competitive, curious, and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Freakonomics
Freakonomics Himself
(2010)
Give Us the Money
(2012)
The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires
(1996)

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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 15 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I am a strong proponent of measuring teachers' effectiveness, and my foundation works with many schools to help make sure that such evaluations improve the overall quality of teaching. But publicly ranking teachers by name will not help them get better at their jobs or improve student learning. On the contrary, it will make it a lot harder to implement teacher evaluation systems that work. See more »

Trivia:

His dad was friends with Wilbert Saunders, (1908-2006), who founded World Concern with Jim McCoy. At first, the company started as a small business called Medicinces for Missions, then was renamed World Concern in 1973. Gates attended Wilbert Saunders' funeral. See more »

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Trey

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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