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Tim Berners-Lee MyHeritge Celebs

Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web

Bill Gates MyHeritage Celebs

Bill Gates

Co-fouder of Microsoft

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, could have become as rich and powerful as Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft. Instead, Tim chose not to patent his creation in 1990, as he was determined to ensure that it would be freely accessible to all. The 2 may have chosen different paths, but they actually have a lot in common — including ancestors!

Bill Gates is Tim Berners-Lee's
8th cousin twice removed!

Anne Neave & Stephen Gates, I
Mary Maynard (Gates)
Elizabeth Brigham (Maynard)
Nathan Brigham, Jr.

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Hepzibah Brigham
John Mansfield Taplin
Henry Taplin
Lucinda Lane (Taplin)
Adelaide Gray (Lane)
Helen Lane Berners-Lee (Campbell-Gray)
Conway Berners-Lee
Thomas Gates
Caleb Gates
Ensign Simon Gates
Israel Gates
Joseph Stanton Gates
William Henry Gates
William Henry Gates, Sr.
William H. Gates, Sr.

Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web

Bill Gates

Co-fouder of Microsoft
Tim Berners-Lee MyHeritge Celebs

Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web

Bill Gates MyHeritage Celebs

Bill Gates

Co-fouder of Microsoft