20+ Eye-Opening Historical Photos

The thing about history is that it's pretty big. If you're saying 'thanks, Captain Obvious,' just wait a second. Hear us out! Human history is so large, in fact, that it's impossible to know everything about basically... anything. But now with the advent of the internet, we know more than ever! And a large part of that is because we have Google at our fingertips. Aren't you glad you live in the twenty-first century? Now we can look back at our ancestors and laugh or get inspired by some of their most strange, hilarious, and beautiful experiences...

MUGSHOT OF BILL GATES

Almost everyone in the world knows about Bill Gates, the famous creator of Microsoft. He was also once the richest man in the world. However, not many people know that he was once arrested for driving without a license and that he dropped out of college. Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, and he presented Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1975. He served as chairman and CEO of the company for many years, until announcing that he would be taking a step back to focus on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Image credits: 247 Mirror

Image credits: 247 Mirror

His duties were given to Ray Ozzie and Craig Mundie, and Gates officially resigned from the position of chairman of Microsoft in February 2014, becoming a technology adviser. The new CEO was Satya Nadella, but Gates will always be remembered as a revolutionary of the computer technology, although his business tactics were often criticized as they didn’t allow for competition.

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