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Richard Branson
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Born in Blackheath, London
Born on 18th of July 1950

Born 1950 - English entrepreneur & businessman . Boss of Virgin


An immensley wealthy entrepreneur best known for his Virgin brand encompassing a variety of businesses. In 1986 he crossed the Atlantic Ocean in the fastest ever recorded time, in his boat ‘Virgin Atlantic Challenger II’. Subsequently he has broken world-records by crossing Oceans in a hot air balloon. He was knighted in 1999. Various autobiographies include Losing My Virginity (2005).

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3693588.stm BBC profile on Mr Branson
http://bransonblog.com/ The unofficial site

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