Founders

Tim Sweeney (game developer)

Tim Sweeney (game developer)

-

American games developer

Mark Pincus

Mark Pincus

1966 -

Founders

Sabuktigin

Sabuktigin

ca. 942 - 997

Founder of the Ghaznavid Empire

Wovoka

Wovoka

1856 - 1932

Founder of the Ghost Dance movement

William Levitt

William Levitt

1907 - 1994

Founders

Tibor Kalman

Tibor Kalman

July 6, 1949 - May 2, 1999

Founders

Ellen Malcolm

Ellen Malcolm

February 2, 1947 -

Founder of EMILY's List

Samuel Bronfman

Samuel Bronfman

February 27, 1889 - July 10, 1971

Canadian businessman, philanthropist

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet

June 5, 1894 - August 4, 1976

Successful Canadian newspaper and publishing entrepreneur.

Charles Bianconi

Charles Bianconi

September 24, 1786 - September 22, 1875

founder of public transportation in Ireland

Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh

1666 - 7 October 1708

10th Sikh Guru, Founder and first Commander-in-Chief of Sikh Khalsa Army

Norbert of Xanten

Norbert of Xanten

- June 6, 1134

Founders

Chung Ju-yung

Chung Ju-yung

November 25, 1915 - March 21, 2001

Founders

W. A. Draves

W. A. Draves

May 12, 1912 - June 28, 1994

Founder and Apostle of the Church of Christ with the Elijah Message

Ransom E. Olds

Ransom E. Olds

June 3, 1864 - August 26, 1950

Founders

Kurt Hahn

Kurt Hahn

5 June 1886 - 14 December 1974

Founders

Adam Powell (game designer)

Adam Powell (game designer)

December 20, 1976 -

Welsh programmer, founder of Neopets

Fred Hollows

Fred Hollows

9 April 1929 - 10 February 1993

New Zealander and Australian Ophthalmologist founder of the Fred Hollows Foundation

Fiore dei Liberi

Fiore dei Liberi

late 1340s - after 1420

A late 14th Century Italian knight, diplomat, and master of arms

Francis of Paola

Francis of Paola

March 27, 1416 - April 2, 1507

Italian mendicant friar

Janus Friis

Janus Friis

1976 - not dead yet

Looks like the dad from Spy Kids 3

Henry Huttleston Rogers

Henry Huttleston Rogers

January 29, 1840 - May 19, 1909

Founders

Azim Premji

Azim Premji

24 July 1945 -

Founders

Thomas Davis (Young Irelander)

Thomas Davis (Young Irelander)

14 October 1814 - 16 September 1845

Founders

Abū Ḥanīfa

Abū Ḥanīfa

699 - 767

Founder of Sunni Hanafi

André Citroën

André Citroën

5 February 1878 - 3 July 1935

Founders

John Meriwether

John Meriwether

1947 -

American financier

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook

22 November 1808 - 18 July 1892

Founder of founded the travel agency Thomas Cook Group

Jacques Hébert

Jacques Hébert

15 November 1757 - 24 March 1794

Founders

Francis Light

Francis Light

1740 - 25 October 1794

Founders

William Monroe Trotter

William Monroe Trotter

April 7, 1872 - April 7, 1934

American newspaper founder, African-American civil rights activist

Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein

April 4, 1950 -

Founders

Henry Flagler

Henry Flagler

January 2, 1830 - May 20, 1913

American entrepreneur

Edmund Ignatius Rice

Edmund Ignatius Rice

June 1, 1762 - August 29, 1844

Founder of the Congregation of Christian Brothers

William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield

William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield

10 October 1877 - 22 August 1963

Industrialist and philanthropist

William C. Durant

William C. Durant

December 8, 1861 - March 18, 1947

Founders

William S. Paley

William S. Paley

September 28, 1901 - October 26, 1990

Founders

Ralph J. Gleason

Ralph J. Gleason

March 1, 1917 - June 3, 1975

Founders

Theo de Raadt

Theo de Raadt

May 19, 1968 -

Founder and lead developer of the OpenBSD operating system

Romuald

Romuald

951 - 19 June 1027

Founders

Niklas Zennström

Niklas Zennström

16 February 1966 -

Swedish businessman

Torakusu Yamaha

Torakusu Yamaha

April 20, 1851 - August 8, 1916

Founder of Yamaha

Al Goldstein

Al Goldstein

January 10, 1936 -

Founders

Christopher Kimball

Christopher Kimball

1951 -

American chef, editor, publisher, and radio/TV personality

Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen

1971 -

Founders

Bill W.

Bill W.

26 November 1895 - 24 January 1971

Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous

Joyce Hall

Joyce Hall

August 29, 1891 - October 29, 1982

Founder of greeting card company

Robert Owen

Robert Owen

14 May 1771 - 17 November 1858

Social reformer

Juan de Salcedo

Juan de Salcedo

1549 - March 11, 1576

Spanish conquistador

Verghese Kurien

Verghese Kurien

26 November 1921 - 9 September 2012

Founder of dairy-cooperative Amul

Hans Egede

Hans Egede

31 January 1686 - 5 November 1758

Missionary to Greenland, Lutheran pastor

David Filo

David Filo

April 20, 1966 -

Founders

Richard Foxe

Richard Foxe

about 1448 - 5 October 1528

Bishop of Exeter; Bishop of Bath and Wells; Bishop of Durham; Bishop of Winchester; Secretary of State; Lord Privy Seal

Gerard Philips

Gerard Philips

9 October 1858 - 26 January 1942

Founders

Roland Michener

Roland Michener

1900 - 1991

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Steve Case

Steve Case

August 21, 1958 -

American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist best known as the former chief executive officer and chairman of America Online (AOL) and AOL Time Warner

Wallace Fard Muhammad

Wallace Fard Muhammad

February 26, 1893 -

Founders

Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc

October 5, 1902 - January 14, 1984

Restaurateur

William Ellery

William Ellery

December 2, 1727 - February 15, 1820

Signer of Declaration of Independence

Michael Eavis

Michael Eavis

1935 -

Glastonbury Festival founder

John Hughes (archbishop of New York)

John Hughes (archbishop of New York)

June 24, 1797 - January 3, 1864

Catholic bishop

Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

January 28, 1955 -

Founders

Benjamin Day (publisher)

Benjamin Day (publisher)

April 10, 1810 - December 21, 1889

Founders

Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins

May 19, 1795 - December 24, 1873

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and abolitionist

Anita Borg

Anita Borg

January 17, 1949 - April 6, 2003

Founders

George Cotton

George Cotton

1813 - 1866

Founders

Frederick Denison Maurice

Frederick Denison Maurice

29 August 1805 - 1 April 1872

Founders

William Booth

William Booth

10 April 1829 - 20 August 1912

Founder of the Salvation Army

Rudolf Diels

Rudolf Diels

December 16, 1900 - November 18, 1957

First Gestapo chief and protege of Gestapo founder Hermann Göring

William Kristol

William Kristol

1952 -

Founders

Usman dan Fodio

Usman dan Fodio

1754 - 1817

Founder of the Soloto Caliphate

Edwin Drake

Edwin Drake

March 29, 1819 - November 9, 1880

American oil driller, popularly credited with being the first to drill for oil in the United States

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

August 3, 1941 -

American television and magazine personality

Maurice Duplessis

Maurice Duplessis

April 20, 1890 - September 7, 1959

16th Premier of Quebec

James Dole

James Dole

September 27, 1877 - May 20, 1958

American industrialist who developed the Hawaiian pineapple industry; founder of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company

John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller

July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937

American industrialist, philanthropist

Gottlieb Daimler

Gottlieb Daimler

March 17, 1834 - March 6, 1900

Founders

Elizabeth de Clare

Elizabeth de Clare

16 September 1295 - 4 November 1360

Founders

Eddie Rickenbacker

Eddie Rickenbacker

October 8, 1890 - July 27, 1973

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar

Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar

1465 - 1524

Spanish governor of Cuba

Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell

7 January 1925 - 30 January 1995

Founder of Jersey Zoo, author, television presenter, conservationist

John Caius

John Caius

6 October 1510 - 29 July 1573

Founders

Stamford Raffles

Stamford Raffles

6 July 1781 - 5 July 1826

British ornithologist

Thomas John Barnardo

Thomas John Barnardo

4 July 1845 - 19 September 1905

Philanthropist, founder and director of homes for poor children

John Wilkins

John Wilkins

1614 - 1672

Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, Secretary of the Royal Society, Bishop of Chester

Sam Walton

Sam Walton

March 29, 1918 - April 5, 1992

Founder of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club

Will Wright (game designer)

Will Wright (game designer)

January 20, 1960 -

Computer games designer of the "Sim" series

Jules Rimet

Jules Rimet

14 October 1873 - 16 October 1956

a founders of association football institution

Michael Dell

Michael Dell

1965 -

Businessman, CEO

Shivaji

Shivaji

19 February 1627 - 3 April 1680

founder of the Maratha Empire

Hugh de Balsham

Hugh de Balsham

- 16 June 1286

Bishop of Ely

Masaaki Hatsumi

Masaaki Hatsumi

1931 -

Founders

Song Jiaoren

Song Jiaoren

5 April 1882 - 22 March 1913

Chinese revolutionary

Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda

5 January 1893 - 7 March 1952

Yogi, a guru of Kriya Yoga and founder of Self-Realization Fellowship

Jerry Yang (entrepreneur)

Jerry Yang (entrepreneur)

November 6, 1968 -

Founder of Yahoo!

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

1964 -

American founder/CEO of online retailer Amazon.com

Jørgen Skafte Rasmussen

Jørgen Skafte Rasmussen

1878 - 1964

Founders

James H. Clark

James H. Clark

March 23, 1944 -

Founders

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell

1943 -

American entertainment industry businessperson

Do-Aklin

Do-Aklin

-

Founder of the royal dynasty of the Kingdom of Dahomey


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine