Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from cancer at 65

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on Monday afternoon.

Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced that he died in Seattle at 65 years old.

Paul Allen has previously donated
$500+ million to brain research
$1 billion to Artificial Intelligence research
$100 million to fight Ebola
Paul Allen donated the seed money to build SETI’s Allen Telescope Array, eventually contributing $30 million to the project

There were many other science programs and charities funded by Paul Allen.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had previously announced that he would leave the majority of his multibillion-dollar (estimated at $20-28 billion) estate to charity. In addition, the foundation announced awards totaling $3.9 million to forty-one organizations as part of its first round of grants this year.

Paul Allen had also been funding Stratolaunch.

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