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    Richard Branson, Founder Virgin
  Richard Branson, Founder Virgin
Richard Branson was born in 1950 and educated at Stowe School. It was here that he began to set up Student Magazine when he was just 16. By 17 he'd also set up Student Advisory Centre, which was a charity to help young people. In 1970 he founded V...
 
    Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai
  Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai
Terry Tai-Ming Gou, sometimes written as Terry Guo, is a Taiwanese tycoon who leads Hon Hai Precision, a company that manufactures electronics on contract for other companies. It is now the largest such electronics manufacturing services company in t...
 
    Steve Wozniak, The Woz
  Steve Wozniak, The Woz
Steve Wozniak, known as Woz, is an American inventor, computer engineer and programmer who co-founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly invented both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the 19...
 
    Philippe Starck, Designer
  Philippe Starck, Designer
Philippe Starck recalls spending his childhood underneath his father's drawing boards; hours spent sawing, cutting, gluing, sanding, dismantling bikes, motor cycles and other objects. Endless hours, a whole lifetime spent taking apart and putting bac...
 
    Alexander McCall Smith
  Alexander McCall Smith
Over the past twenty years, Smith has written more than fifty books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and a number of immensely popular children's books. In 1998, McCall Smith's detective novel, The No. 1 Ladies' Detecti...
 
    Brian Eno
  Brian Eno
Brian Peter George St. Baptiste de la Salle Eno. Born: May 15, 1948 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. Ambient pioneer, glam-rocker, hit producer, multimedia artist, technological innovator, worldbeat proponent and self-described non-musician ? over th...
 
    Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer
  Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre. He was the most popular theatre composer of the late 20th century and is arguably the most popular theatre composer of all time, with multiple showpieces that have ru...
 
    Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth
  Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth
Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. is the former 45th Vice President of the United States who served from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is currently an author, businessperson, and American environmental activist who starred in the 2006 docu...
 
    Peter Sloterdijk, Philosopher
  Peter Sloterdijk, Philosopher
Peter Sloterdijk studied philosophy, Germanistics and history at the University of Munich. In 1975 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. Since 1980 he has published many philosophical works, including the Critique of Cynical Reason. I...
 
    Johan Cruijff, Football Player
  Johan Cruijff, Football Player
Only few people can be conceited to see how their dreams and illusions become true. Be the destiny or not, the truth is that Johan Cruyff's life has been bound to football since its beginning. His childhood was linked to Ajax, the club that would sho...
 
    David Bowie
  David Bowie
David Bowie, as a musician, performer and song-writer, defied this convention completely, continually re-invented himself and his art at breakneck speed and illogical disjointedness. It seemed as though time was always at a premium. With complete dis...
 
    Stephen King, Writer
  Stephen King, Writer
Stephen King is a popular American author of horror stories and one of the best-selling writers worldwide. His work bears the mark of the 19th century Gothic tradition, often taking everyday situations and revealing their macabre and horrific potenti...
 
    Hillary Clinton
  Hillary Clinton
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is the junior United States Senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. She is married to Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, and was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 200...
 
    Zahi Hawass, Egyptologist
  Zahi Hawass, Egyptologist
Zahi Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, an Egyptologist and the current Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley. H...
 
    Alain Aspect, Quantum Entanglement
  Alain Aspect, Quantum Entanglement
Alain Aspect is a French physicist noted for his experimental work on quantum entanglement. In the early 1980s, while working on his PhD thesis from the lesser academic rank of lecturer, he performed the elusive "Bell test experiments" that showed th...
 
         
         



 
 
         
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