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Bezos, Jeffrey Preston (Jeff)

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Born: 1964 AD
Currently alive, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen

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1964 - Born on the 12th of January in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the founder, president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of Amazon.com.

1979 - Migrated to the United States alone at age 15 and worked his way through the University of Albuquerque.

1994 - Graduated at Princeton University with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering.

       - Founded Amazon.com and became one of the most prominent dot-com entrepreneurs.

1999 - He was TIME magazine's Person of the Year.

       - He was the pioneer of online commerce.

2006 - His wealth is primarily derived from his holding of Amazon.com stock; at the end of 06' he held just over 100 million shares of common stock, representing 24.26% of all Amazon.com shares (in 98' he held 41% of all shares).



 

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