William Henry Gates III was born in October 1955 into a family with a rich history in business, politics, and community service. Gates` passion, right from his school days, for computers and his relentless efforts enabled him to build the software empire called the Microsoft.
During his schooling, Bill Gates quickly surpassed all of his peer`s abilities in most of the subjects, especially Math and Science. Gates` parents recognised his intelligence and decided to enroll him in Lakeside, a private school known for its intense academic environment. This decision had far-reaching effects on Bill Gates` life as it was at Lakeside Bill Gates first saw a machine - called computer.
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Text: Sannidha Praveen