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Melinda Gates

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Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French; August 15, 1964) is an American philanthropist, former multimedia product developer and manager at Microsoft, and the ex-wife of its co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates. French Gates has consistently been ranked as one of the world's most powerful women by Forbes magazine.In 2000, she and her then-husband Bill Gates co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable organization as of 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melinda Gates has received more than 6,682,548 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Melinda Gates is the 157th most popular businessperson (down from 139th in 2019), the 1,782nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,688th in 2019) and the 55th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Melinda Gates ranks 157 out of 601Before her are Massimo Moratti, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Vincenzo Lancia, Sung Jae-gi, Eric Schmidt, and Basil Zaharoff. After her are Lady Bird Johnson, Charles Simonyi, Masayoshi Son, Phil Knight, Karl Albrecht, and Stanley Ho.

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Among people born in 1964, Melinda Gates ranks 42Before her are Edi Rama, Gitanas Nausėda, Chris Cornell, Eazy-E, Abedi Pele, and Mats Wilander. After her are Rick Riordan, Mehriban Aliyeva, David Woodard, C. C. Catch, Clive Owen, and Jean Alesi.

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Among people born in United States, Melinda Gates ranks 1,782 out of 18,182Before her are Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), Martin Gardner (1914), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), George Chakiris (1934), and Matthew Broderick (1962). After her are Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Zack Snyder (1966), Ida Tarbell (1857), Will Eisner (1917), and Jon Favreau (1966).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Melinda Gates ranks 55Before her are Reed Hastings (1960), Larry Silverstein (1931), Christina Onassis (1950), William C. Durant (1861), John Sculley (1939), and Eric Schmidt (1955). After her are Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Phil Knight (1938), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Edsel Ford (1893), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), and Jack Daniel (1850).

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